On 30th October, Congress leader, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra excoriated the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government, alleging that the state’s people are suffering due to the “loot” of electricity bills. Gandhi assured the “loot” will terminate once the Congress party comes to power in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, slated to be held next year.
The electricity department gave a notice of ₹19 crore 19 lakh electricity bill to a family striving to earn a living,” she added. Prior to this, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra declared seven key promises of her party for the upcoming elections earlier this month.
Besides promising 40 per cent of the party’s tickets for women candidates in UP, Gandhi also promised free e-Scooty and mobile phones for school girls, farm loan waiver, financial relief to poor families and relief on electricity bills.