According to the sources, poll strategist Prashant Kishor is learnt to be in favour of either of the Gandhi taking the lead in the state election.

This would be biggest stake for Congress in upcoming assembly election. The Congress was last time in power in under the leadership of ND Tiwari in 1989.

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Having total 28 MLAs in current UP Assembly, Congress stands at fourth as Samajwadi Party (224), Bahujan Samajwadi Party (80), Bhartiya Janta Party(47) stand first, second and third respectively.

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