Prashant Kishor may helm the Congress campaign for 2016 Punjab elections 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. The Congress decided to rope in Kishor after party vice president Rahul Gandhi held another meeting with him last week. Kishor will report directly to Gandhi and may pitch for a larger role for Gandhi’s sister Priyanka Gandhi who may even be projected as next state CM.
Kishore was originally with the team Rahul in the 2009 parliamentary elections. Then he worked with the BJP campaign in the 2014 elections. In 2015, he worked for Bihar’s Mahagathbandhan that swept to power. The Congress performance in the Bihar election impressed RaGa and so he has decided to get Kishor work for his Punjab and UP campaigns.