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Rahul Gandhi to undertake state tour before assembly polls

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Sultanpur, Sep 12 (UNI) Congress MP from Amethi Rahul Gandhi today said he would undertake extensive tour of Uttar Pradesh before the assembly elections due year.

Rahul, who is on a three-day tour of his constituency, said he would be touring UP under guidance of his party. He, however, made it clear that his sister Priyanka Gandhi would not accompany him during the proposed tour.

The tour would start as soon as the party gave him green signal, the Congress MP said.

The political circles have already been agog with speculation about AICC President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi starting hectic tours in an attempt to give boost to the sagging party fortunes in UP.

Stating the Congress was always concerned about the grievances of people, Rahul said he had always tried his best to address the problems related to his constituency.

Dubbing terrorism as a 'menace' for society, he said ''terrorists intend to divide the society, so people should unite themselves to counter it.'' On being asked about the closure of Sanjay Gandhi Hospital in Amethi, he said under no circumstances, the hospital would be closed. ''On the contary, the expansion and upgradation works in the hospital have started and high level health services would soon be ensured here,''he said.

The Amethi MP visited the Shukl Bazaar and Jagdishpur blocks of the constituency yesterday, where he made halts at schools and mingled with the students.

The locals informed him about their problems related to health-care, marriage of girls, pension and housing. Womenfolks also met him and apprised him of the problems they faced.

Later, the MP visited Lubhagi Basti village to interact with potters from the Muslim community and assured all possible assistance.

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