Priyanka Gandhi kicks off India campaign with massive roadshow

Thousands of Indians thronged the streets to greet Priyanka Gandhi as she made her first public appearance after formally joining politics last month.She arrived with her brother, main opposition Congress party president Rahul Gandhi, in the northern city of Lucknow to cheering supporters.Analysts say she will infuse fresh energy into the Congress campaign ahead of general elections due this summer.She has been likened to former PM Indira Gandhi, her grandmother.The BBC's Geeta Pandey, who is at the roadshow in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh state, said slogans of "long live Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi" greeted the two politicians. Tens of thousands of people have come out on to the streets to cheer them on. Priyanka Gandhi launche ...
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