Rahul Gandhi To Address Congress Rally In Odisha Today: Live Updates

 
Rahul Gandhi To Address Congress Rally In Odisha Today: Live Updates

NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi will kickstart the Congress's poll campaign in Odisha today. The Congress President's visit comes close on the heels of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's back-to-back visits to the state.

The visit is crucial for uniting the party cadre in the state where several senior leaders including two MLAs quit the party recently, a party leader said. Assembly election would be held along with Lok Sabha polls in Odisha soon.

The Congress leader will address a rally, christened as ''Parivartan Sankalp Samavesh'' at Tamando Stadium on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. Mr Gandhi is also expected to meet intellectuals, employees of the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), during his day-long visit to the state.