By Pradeep Kapoor
The initiative of AICC general Secretary Priyanka Gandhi to train the party cadre before next assembly polls in 2022 has boosted the morale of party workers. As part of strengthening the party organization, Priyanka Gandhi directed UPCC president Ajai Kumar Lalloo to inaugurate two-day eastern zonal cadre training program. Significantly the two-day training program took place at Gorakhpur which is the hometown of chief minister Yogi Adityanath. Prior to the training program party completed the selection of party unit at bock level.
For the first time under the direction of Priyanka Gandhi, village level committees are being formed in Congress. So much so booth level committees too are being formed to bring the voters to booth. Priyanka Gandhi is directly monitoring the setting up these committees and her team has mobile numbers of members who are receiving direction from top leadership.
The two-day cadre training program was attended by as many as 155 block committee presidents from eastern UP Zone. The training program was attended by block committee president’s from Azamgarh, Mau, Ballia, Deoria, Kushinagar, Siddharthnagar, Maharajganj, Sant Kabir Nagar, Basti, Varanasi and Gorakhpur districts.
The main emphasis of training was ideology, organisation, social media and political issues. Experts from UP and other parts of country were engaged to train Congress leaders. While inauguration the two-day training program State Congress President said that it was the beginning and later on entire state would be covered to strengthen the party organisation to face the assembly elections for better performance.
AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi also addressed the training session through mobile phone and said that block unit was the main pillar of the party organisation which strengthens the party for next assembly polls. Priyanka said that next election would be contested on the basis of ideology. She further alleged that central government was safeguarding the interest of big business houses and was against farmers.
Congress leaders feel that micro level planning of Priyanka Gandhi to set up।booth level committee and appointing block president’s and involving them in training program, would certainly help party in assembly polls in 2022. (IPA Service)