Rae Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 31 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday met veteran freedom fighter Gaya Prasad Shukla's family on her one-day visit to parliamentary constituency in Rae Bareilly.
After arriving at the Fursatganj airstrip and after a brief halt at ITI, Gandhi drove straight to the Central office of the district Congress where the veteran freedom fighter lived along with his family.
It has been reported that Shukla, who was a close aide of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi breathed his last a couple of days back.
Sonia Gandhi later visited the 'Bachat Bhawan' at the district headquarter to monitor the progress of the ongoing developmental programmes in the district. (ANI)