Punjab Cong reschedules poll rallies

Chandigarh: In view of the announcement of Punjab assembly election schedule, the state Congress today rescheduled all its political meetings and rallies.

However, the schedule for political conferences at Jor Mela, Fatehgarh Sahib, on December 27 and the Maghi Mela at Muktsar Sahib on January 14 would remain unchanged, a party release said.

The new dates for rallies would be announced after the release of lists of party candidates, it said. The rallies, which were rescheduled, were to be held at Faridkot, Jalandhar Cant, Sahnewal, Jalandhar and Amritsar. The assembly election in the state will be held on January 30.