The newly appointed UPCC president Ajay Kumar Lallu reached here on Fri to assume his new responsibilities, vowing to create the Congress party again “the voice of the deprived” in state.
Lallu, who took a UP Roadways bus to achieve Lucknow, was given a rousing welcome on his arrival because the party employees and supporters, carrying welcome posters and banners, accompanied him in a very nearly four-km-long march from the polytechnic Crossing to the UPCC Headquarters, nehru Bhawan at Mall Road here.
On the thanks to the party headquarters, Lallu along with his supporters stopped at the statues of B R Ambedkar, Sardar Patel, Mahatama Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi and paid homage to them.
“The Congress can become the voice of the deprived, harassed, farmers, youths and girls in state. we’ve got many challenges before us however with the blessings of seniors and also the support of youths, nobody are ready to stop the party from coming back to power in 2022,” Lallu said addressing the workers and supporters when taking charge as the new UPCC president.