Priyanka Gandhi, also known by her married name Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, is an Indian politician who is currently serving as general secretary of the AICC in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh. She also serves as Trustee of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation.
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leads the Unnao agitation in Uttar Pradesh and the opposition has to follow suit, the party claimed on Sunday.
In an interesting development in the alleged security breach at Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's residence, the family involved has claimed to be workers of the party and said that they wanted to talk to the leader.
Parliament on Tuesday passed the bill amending the SPG Act, paving the way for SPG cover only for Prime Minister and his immediate family members at his official residence, as the Rajya Sabha approved the measure by a voice vote amid a walk-out by Congress members.
After security at the house of Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi was allegedly breached her husband Robert Vadra said that security is given on the basis of threat perception and the "new security" provided at her house lacked the high-level training possessed by SPG forces.
Security agencies deployed to give protection to Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra mistook the unknown vehicle as the car of ex-Congress President and Priyanka's brother Rahul Gandhi.
Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on Monday said he had no knowledge of the alleged security breach which took place at Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's residence almost a week back in the national capital.
Following withdrawal of SPG cover from the Gandhis, a security breach has occurred at Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi's Lodhi Estate residence when five people reached the porch area on pretext of getting a photo clicked.
With the Congress consistently wooing the Brahmin community, the Uttar Pradesh government headed by Yogi Adityanath is on the backfoot.
Union home minister Amit Shah has reportedly assured a CBI probe into the mysterious death of a class 11 student Anushka Pandey in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalay in Mainpuri.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath seeking an inquiry into the alleged suicide of a Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) student and asserted that action in the matter is of utmost importance for the safety of girls in the state.