Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday asserted she would be happy to contest elections if asked by the party president Rahul Gandhi.
Amid speculations that she could be pitted against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi Lok Sabha seats. Sunday Priyanka expressed her wish.
Responding to a question at Wayanad’s Kalpeta , Kerala, She was asked whether she will contest the poll from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh from where Modi is seeking re-election.
“You will find out. If my Congress President tells me to contest, I will be happy to contest.” Priyanka Gandhi, sister of Rahul Gandhi, told reporters in Wayanad’s Kalpeta.
Last month, Priyanka Gandhi had indicated that she was not against of contesting from Varanasi against Modi. Earlier, the Congress leader had also said she would contest the election if the party wanted her to do so.