Guwahati: The Congress in Assam has invited party president Sonia Gandhi to inaugurate its Assembly poll campaign in the state.
``We have invited Gandhi to be present in the grass root level workers` meeting to be held here on January 23,`` Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Bhubaneswar Kalita told reporters here on Sunday.
The party leader said the presence of Gandhi, which has not yet been officially confirmed, will encourage cadres to face the election.
He said the main aim of the meeting would be to educate the people on two main poll issues - development and welfare.
The party will concentrate on developmental activities taken up by the government and take it as an issue for the election, he said.