LUCKNOW, Sept. 11 -- Union minister for women and child development Smriti Irani arrived for a two-day visit to her Amethi Lok Sabha constituency on Wednesday with plans and projects covering various sectors from railways, to tourism and employment.

Riding on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's charisma, Irani had pulled off a surprise win over the then Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha election on May 23. Since then, she has visited the constituency every month, bringing VIPs, projects and promises.

Her development initiatives aren't limited to Amethi. They also include Rae Bareli, the last surviving Congress bastion in Uttar Pradesh, which is now being eyed by the BJP leadership.

A railway project linking Amethi to Unchahar in Ra...