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Congress president Rahul Gandhi has asked the party leaders of all Northeastern states to intensify organizational activities and Lok Sabha preparations without spoiling time, according to sources.

The general elections are scheduled to take place in April.

Rahul, who had a meeting with party leaders of all NE states in Guwahati yesterday, has instructed to launch sweltering campaign to counter BJP in the region which send as many as 25 MPs in the Lok Sabha.

Two general secretaries- Luizinho Falerio and Harish Rawat looking after the party affairs in the Northeastern states, remained present in the North East Congress Coordination Committee (NECCC).

Newly appointed PCC president Pradyot Kishore Debbarman, former PCC presidents- Birajit Sinha and Gopal Roy also remained present in the meeting.

"Rahul Gandhi has asked all party leaders of all the NE state to get ready for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. His aim is to win at least 20 Lok Sabha seats in the generation election", said a party leader over telephone from Guwahati this morning.

He added, "Congress president has passed necessary instructions to reach out to the people with the anti-people policies of the Narendra Modi led government before the Lok Sabha elections. And, we will soon kick start Lok Sabha campaign in Tripura".

The trio- Pradyot, Birajit and Gopal are expected to return state today and will have a PCC meeting to chalk out a strategy for the Lok Sabha elections.