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Sonia skips rallies in Maharashtra due to health reasons

April 20, 2014 17:32 IST

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has called off her Maharashtra visit on Sunday because of health reasons, party sources said. She was scheduled to address campaign rallies in Nandurbar and Dhule in north Maharashtra and another one in Mumbai.

The Mumbai rally will be addressed by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. NCP President Sharad Pawar will also be present.

At Nandurbar and Dhule rallies, the Congress president has deputed Ghulam Nabi Azad and Raj Babbar, the sources said. Congress leader Mohan Prakash, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee President Manikrao Thakre will also be present at all the three rallies.

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