Congress president Rahul Gandhi will kick off the party’s Lok Sabha election campaign in the state with a rally here today at Khumlung
Khumpai Academy Ground . It will be his first visit to the state after becoming the Congress chief.
Rahul is scheduled to meet newly appointed president of the party’s Tripura unit, Pradyot Kishore Debbarman, and other Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee leaders before addressing the rally.
The party has also decided to invite Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi to the state to address another rally.
This will be the first Tripura visit of Gandhi after being elected as AICC president.
He has recently appointed Tripura royal scion Pradyot Kishore Debbarman as the state chief of Congress party replacing senior party leader and former minister Birjit Sinha to rejuvenate the party and stimulate Congress rank and file.