The meet, being convened by Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) chief Nirmal  Khatri, will be attended by district unit presidents, general secretaries, senior functionaries, UP in-charge Madhusudan Mistry, members of the All-India Congress Committee (AICC) and Prashant Kishore.

Chairman of the UP Congress Communcations Cell Satyadev Tripathi, while informing about the meeting, said the meet's motive is to first deliberate on various issues before the party in the state and to prepare an election strategy for 2017 assembly polls.

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Two days after poll strategist Prashant Kishore met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi, he has been officially roped in for reviving the political fortunes of the Congress in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections due early next year.

Congress, which ruled the state for over 40 years has been relegated to fourth position in the state in past two decades.Regional parties like the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have been ruling the state for the past several years.


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