Congress committee's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala targeted BJP

New Delhi:

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has left for a brief foreign tour the day after the party's 137th foundation day celebrations.

He is understood to be on a brief visit to Italy.

All India Congress Committee chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said, "Rahul Gandhi is on a brief personal visit. BJP and BJP's godi media friends should not spread rumours unnecessarily."

Shock to Navjot Singh Sidhu, Congress will not announce CM face in Punjab

Congress sources said that Rahul Gandhi is to address an election rally in Punjab's Moga on January 3 and will probably return before that.

Assembly elections in five states - Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur - are likely to be announced in mid-January.