Why did Sonia Gandhi stop addressing election rallies? Congress leader said the reason behind this

Gujarat Election 2022: Voting process for the first phase of Gujarat Assembly Election 2022 has been completed on Thursday. However, Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) president Sonia Gandhi did not campaign for a single day in the first phase of this election. The second phase of voting in the state will be held on December 5. But even in this phase, Sonia Gandhi is less likely to campaign in favor of Congress candidates. But he did not campaign for a single day in Himachal Pradesh. Voting was held in Himachal on November 12. His name was second only to party president Mallikarjun Kharge in the list of Congress star campaigners for the Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat assemblies. But in the last five-six years, he has not addressed a single election meeting.

A senior Congress leader told The Times of India on condition of anonymity that Sonia has stopped addressing public meetings, especially election rallies. At the same time, he did not address a single election meeting in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. He had interacted with the media only after filing his nomination form from his constituency in Rae Bareli on 11 April 2019.

When asked the reason for including his name in the list of star campaigners, the Congress leader said, "Because of the protocol their name is included every time. Whether to address the party’s election rallies or not is entirely up to them."  Sonia Gandhi last addressed a public meeting at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan almost three years ago on 14 December 2019. This was the program of ‘Bharat Bachao Rally’ organized by the Congress Party. List Sonia Gandhi addressed three meetings in May 2016. He addressed the ‘Hum Mein Hain Rajiv Gandhi’ rally in Delhi on 21 May 2016 on the 25th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Dear man, Sonia Gandhi will turn 76 on December 9 and her health is not good now. Sonia Gandhi had gone to Varanasi to launch Congress’ campaign for the 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. After landing at the airport here on August 2, 2016, he faced health problems for the first time at a political event. The reason behind Sonia’s absence from public meetings is believed to be her poor health.


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