Priyanka Gandhi says 40% women reservation in Congress tickets for Uttar Pradesh polls

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Declaring their first pledge for the upcoming polls, AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday announced to reserve 40 per cent party tickets for women for the 2022 Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh.

“In Uttar Pradesh, Congress will reserve 40 per cent tickets for women. It is our pledge that women will have full participation in the politics of Uttar Pradesh,” said Priyanka.

Asking more women to come and join the fight with her to change the politics of Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka said the collection of applications for poll tickets has been extended till November 15. She also said she had wanted to reserve 50 per cent seats but after consultations with others, she decided to reserve 40 per cent for women. In UP, which has 403 Assembly seats, it would mean Congress will keep 160 tickets for women candidates.

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