Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday cut short his visit to his parliamentary constituency here and rushed to Assam where over 100 people died in a boat tragedy in Brahmaputra.

The Congress leader, who had to fly from here for Delhi in the evening, winded up his three-day visit in the forenoon and left for Assam, Congress sources said.

The review meeting of Jagdishpur assembly segment, which was scheduled to start around 11 a.m. was advanced and got underway at 9 am after which Gandhi left for the Fursatganj airstrip, the sources said.

Mr. Gandhi had arrived here on April 30 for the first time after UP poll debacle to review party’s performance.

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