The three-day visit to the northeast would start in Nagaland November 8 when he would address some public meetings. He will be in Manipur the next day and Tripura after that.
A public meeting is scheduled in the Manipur capital Imphal November 9, said Manipur Pradesh Youth Congress president M. Prithiviraj. The election for the 60-member Manipur assembly is likely to be held February 2012.
Gandhi would also address 2 meetings in Tripura, ruled by the country’s only Left government.
Tripura Congress spokesperson Ratan Chakraborty told reporters “The visit would encourage party workers and leaders to further intensify their work.”