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'It's like Indira's come back' - Sister of Indian opposition chief makes debut


LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the popular sister of the head of India's main opposition Congress party, made her political debut on Monday with a roadshow drawing thousands in the most populous state months before a general election due by May.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi pulled a surprise last month by appointing his younger sister a party general secretary. She will also be its face in Uttar Pradesh, the state that sends the highest number of lawmakers to the lower house of parliament and is currently dominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

   

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