Congress gets permission to hold rally in UP

Gautam Budha Nagar district administration on Saturday granted permission to the Congress to hold a farmers` rally here to be addressed by Rahul Gandhi.

Updated: Jul 03, 2011, 09:29 AM IST

Noida: Gautam Budha Nagar district
administration on Saturday granted permission to the Congress to
hold a farmers` rally here to be addressed by Rahul Gandhi.

Earlier, administration had refused permission to hold
the rally at Bhatta-Parsaul and Jewar areas which had been
the epicentre of farmers` agitation in May this year.

The party got permission to hold rally in Aligarh too.

On Sunday Congress leaders will meet and decide the
venue for the rally, Joginder Singh Awana, Executive Member
Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee said.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will address a gathering of
peasants here on July 9.

PTI