Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will begin his party's Lok Sabha campaign in Uttar Pradesh with a rally in Pratapgarh Saturday.
Gandhi will be accompanied by party general secretary Madhusudan Mistry, Rajya Sabha member Pramod Tiwari and others senior leaders.
Congress leaders said that the rally would be a show of strength and popularity of Rahul Gandhi.
Congress is facing strong incumbency in the state.
UP sends 80 lawmakers to the Lok Sabha.