Agartala, Feb. 10: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will address four poll meetings tomorrow in four corners of the state for the February 14 Assembly elections.
Confirming this at a news conference, PCC spokesman Ashok Sinha said Rahul would arrive at Agartala airport tomorrow morning and fly by a helicopter to Sonamura in Sipahijala district to address a poll rally in support of the subdivision’s four candidates.
Rahul will fly to Shantir Bazar subdivision in South Tripura to address his second election rally.
The helicopter will take him to Dharmanagar subdivisional town in North Tripura to campaign in support of the Congress candidates there.
Rahul’s last meeting will be held at Khayerpur.
where Youth Congress activist Baptu Chakraborty is contesting against CPM strongman and four-time MLA Pabitra Kar.
“We are expecting that our campaign will get a major boost from Rahulji’s meetings,” Sinha said. He said finance minister P. Chidambaram and Congress spokesman Sandip Dixit accompanied by a host of other leaders would arrive here on the morning of February 12, the last day of vocal campaign, to address a central rally at Astabol ground.
Sinha indicated that the central rally would be held to make up for Sonia’s absence.
“Chidambaram as the finance minister will openly endorse our poll manifesto at the meeting. We have made a lot of promises. His presence and endorsement of the manifesto will set all speculation and mischievous propaganda of the CPM to rest,” Sinha said.