Lucknow: Denying reports of differences
within the party, Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna
Joshi on Sunday said the party was united and ready for the 2012
"Reports that there are differences among party leaders of
the state unit are baseless. The party is united and ready for
the 2012 Assembly polls," she told a meeting of the party
Joshi said that till tickets are not decided everyone has
right to apply and there was nothing wrong in it.
Amid reports of differences among MPs, as some of them
were reportedly upset with the party`s decision of ignoring
them while deciding the first list of 73 candidates, Congress
decided to take the opinion of the party MPs from the state
into account while deciding the second list of candidates for
the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.
Asking party workers to reach out to the masses, Joshi
said since October will be a month of festivals, they should
meet people and try to feel their pulse.
She also emphasised the need to strengthen party at the