With barely weeks to go for the elections to the Delhi Assembly, Congress has released a list of its star campaigners, including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu, who will pitch the party's case to the electorate in the national capital.
Interestingly, Sidhu, whose name features on the list, has been away from the limelight, since his resignation as a minister in the Captain Amarinder Singh-led cabinet in Punjab in July last year.
He has addressed several rallies in the past attacking the BJP-led central government on a host of issues.
Besides, Sidhu and the Gandhi family, the list includes Chief Ministers of Congress-ruled states, including Captain Amarinder Singh (Punjab), Ashok Gehlot (Rajasthan), Bhupesh Baghel (Chhattisgarh), Kamal Nath (Madhya Pradesh) and V Narayanasamy (Puducherry).
Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, too, has made it to the list of star campaigners.
Another interesting inclusion is actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who joined Congress after resigning from BJP in April last year.
Other prominent leaders include -- Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra, Ajay Maken, Meira Kumar, Raj Babbar, Kapil Sibal, Shashi Tharoor, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Kirti Azad and Sushmita Dev.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee is also mentioned in the list.
Delhi, which has 70 seats, is scheduled to go to polls on February 8. The counting of votes will take place on February 11.
(With inputs from ANI)
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