Rahul Gandhi to inaugurate UPCC convention in Varanasi

Lucknow: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will inaugurate a two-day convention of UPCC in Varanasi on Wednesday.

Rahul Gandhi would inaugurate the two-day convention being organised at Nadesar by hoisting the party flag tomorrow morning, Congress spokesperson Subodh Srivastava said here today.

He said Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address the valedictory function of the convention on May 19 - the second day.

"After convention, a rally will be held in Beniabagh which will be addressed by Sonia Gandhi and AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh, besides other leaders," Srivastava said.

He said before the convention a meeting of newly constituted state executive will be held and it will be chaired by state president Rita Bahuguna Joshi.