Her attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came on a day the government organised a series of events across the country to mark the birth anniversary of Patel, the first home minister of the country.
When asked if he wanted to contest elections as the Congress party’s next chief ministerial candidate, Ajay Kumar Lallu said it was his ‘dharma’ to work for the party’s ideology.
Taking to Twitter, the Congress general secretary posted the video of a woman account holder of the bank crying after the Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday imposed operational restrictions on the co-operative bank.
Former Union minister and senior Congress leader Anil Shastri said Priyanka Gandhi is the best person to lead the party at this time and the AICC should elect her as the new Congress chief in the wake of Rahul Gandhi's insistence on quitting the post.
'The metre of false claims of the BJP government in UP is running but the electricity in hospitals is out,' she tweeted.
Taking a dig at the government's 'Saubhagya Yojna', she said the scheme should be called 'Vote-bhagya Yojna'.
Even before the results of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections were announced, the Congress had asked its various district chiefs in Uttar Pradesh to send booth-wise data to the party headquarters.
A Congress leader who attended the meeting said he spoke to the district and city unit chiefs of the organisation to find out the possible causes behind the rout.
Priyanka, 47, who was appointed AICC general secretary in-charge Uttar Pradesh (east) in January, did manage to create a buzz during the Lok Sabha polls, but failed to revive the party's hopes for the assembly elections scheduled for 2022.
Priyanka Gandhi and other leaders, including Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, waved at the large crowd as the procession wound its way through Varanasi's roads.
The Congress show of strength in the temple town comes nearly three weeks after Modi held his own roadshow here, a day before filing his nomination papers.
Polling for the Indore seat, which the BJP has been winning since 1989, is scheduled on May 19 in the fourth and last phase of Lok Sabha polls in Madhya Pradesh.
The Congress chief will address his first rally in Una on May 10 in support of party's Hamirpur candidate Ram Lal Thakur, who is pitted against the sitting BJP MP Anurag Thakur, a three-time parliamentarian from the constituency.
Neighbours Urmila and Munni in South Delhi's Madangir area, stood on a road divider and waved at Priyanka Gandhi as her caravan passed through busy streets.
The list, submitted by AICC general secretary Motilal Vora to the Election Commission last week, was shared by the party's state unit here on May 8.
She read out a few lines by Hindi poet Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, which said wisdom is the first casualty before someone's downfall: 'Jab naash manush par chhata hai, pehle vivek mar jata hai...'
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) stated that the complaint pertains to a video in which children were seen using abusive language in front of Gandhi.
Priyanka Gandhi will participate in two roadshows on May 8 in the North East Delhi and South Delhi parliamentary seats, Delhi Congress's campaign committee chairman Subhash Chopra said on May 2.
Asked whether she was afraid of contesting against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi, Priyanka said she was not scared at all and that she joined politics 'for good'.
'All my candidates are still wanting me to go to their constituencies and I felt that they will be a little disappointed if I focussed only on one place,' she said, explaining the reason behind taking the decision.
Speaking to reporters in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, the Congress general secretary said she doesn't know Modi's caste.
Targeting the Gandhis, Jaitley said the myth that 'Priyanka will make a difference' has been eroded.
The Congress general secretary and eastern Uttar Pradesh in-charge, who held a massive roadshow here earlier, was campaigning for party candidate and former Union minister Shriprakash Jaiswal.
A senior Congress leader, who was present at the closed-door meeting, said she gave new directives and finalised the strategy of the party in the constituency and took feedback on the preparations for the election on May 6.
While Rahul Gandhi will address rallies at different places in the state on April 15 and 19, Priyanka will hold a public meeting at Ambaji town under Banaskantha Lok Sabha seat on April 17.