Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Chastising the ruling party for its 'failure' to fulfil promises made during last poll campaigning such as Rs 15 lakh in every person's bank account and two crore jobs, Priyanka remarked that the BJP was making only "tall claims".

Former Maharashtra Chief Ministers Ashok Chavan and Prithviraj Chavan will also be campaigning for the Congress party's candidates during the first and second phase of polling in the state.

"In the past two years, we have transformed Uttar Pradesh. This is the same Uttar Pradesh where riots used to take place," Yogi Adityanath said.

Congress's Eastern UP in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra offering prayer ahead of starting the election campaign at Sangam in Prayagraj (Allahabad) on Monday.

Her tour begins from Manaiya where she will take a boat ride. Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's sister, who is the also new face of the party, is expected to have a 'boat pe charcha' with the students from across the state.