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Sonia Gandhi to hit campaign trail in Telangana on November 23

New Delhi [India], Nov 11 (TEH): Former Congress president and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi is slated to campaign for Telangana Assembly polls on November 23. According to party sources, Sonia is scheduled to address a rally in Warangal.Her son and Congress president Rahul Gandhi is likely to campaign for his party candidates in Mahbubnagar and Khammam on November 28 and 29 respectively. He will also undertake a roadshow in Khammam.The election to the 119-member assembly of Telangana is scheduled to be held on December 7. The counting of votes will take place on December 11.Earlier on Saturday, Rahul, who was campaigning in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi by accusing him of insulting Congress leaders like Mahendra Karma and Narendra Kumar Patel, who fell to the bullets of Naxals in Chhattisgarh.The Gandhi scion also promised all-loan waiver to poor farmers within 10 days of forming the government if voted to power in Chhattisgarh. He also touched upon the issue of unemployment and promised that after coming to power, his government will work day and night to set up food processing factories in every block and district of the state. (TEH)

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