Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra it likely to take up her formal political role in the Congress party on February 4, after taking a dip at the Sangam during the ongoing Kumbha Mela.
It may be recalled that her formal political entry was announced by assigning her key responsibilities of party campaign in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, by appointing her as AICC General Secretary.
To make use of `Hindu sentiments’, she is said to be will visit Kumbha Mela, along with her brother Rahul Gandhi. Later both of them may address a joing press conference in Lucknow, to mark her career as AICC General Secretary.
Congress sources indicated that they have opted February 4 for the holy dip on the occasion of “Mauni Amavasya” and the second “Shani Shan”. If they are unable to have holy dip on that day, they will opt for February 10, on the occasion of Basant Panchami and the third `Shani Snan’.
It is learnt that for both brother and sister are first time will havea dip in the Sangam. Their mother Sonia Gandhi, the then Congress President had attended Kumbha Mela and taken a holy dip in 2001.