Congress general secretary for easter Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Monday made her Twitter debut and amassed thousands of followers soon after.
While she hasn’t tweeted yet, Congress announced her official handle on the microblogging site.
The Congress is expecting the visit to become a virtual launch of its campaign in Uttar Pradesh, ahead of Lok Sabha elections due by May.
Priyanka will meet leaders and office-bearers from 42 constituencies of Uttar Pradesh (East) during her visit till 14 February.
Recently BSP chief Mayawati also joined Twitter and the party said she decided to do so “for speedy interaction with media and masses, besides expressing her views on various issues of national and political importance.”
(With PTI inputs)