Smriti Irani to distribute saplings in Amethi on Sept 20

Amethi, Sept 16: Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani will arrive here for a day on September 20 to distribute 50,000 saplings in the constituency.

Irani, who had unsuccessfully contested from here against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, will participate as a chief guest in sapling distribution programmes in Amethi and Gauriganj Assembly segments, minister's PRO Vijay Gupta told PTI.

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Smriti Irani to visit Amethi on Sept 20

He said that Irani will give away 50,000 saplings during the function, organised by a Bareilly-based NGO.

The minister will also address similar programmes in three other Assembly segments - Tiloi, Jagdishpur (R) and Salon (R) - during her next visit scheduled to be held in January, he said.

Despite her defeat from this constituency, she is repeatedly visiting here to make her public contact in a broader way, which may affect the political equations here, Senior party leader Keshav Prasad Singh said.


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