The proposed visit of All-India Congress Committee (AICC) chief Sonia Gandhi on October 22 to address a public meeting at Kangra has been put off in view of the Navratras and security reasons.

Disclosing this here today, Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee secretary Ajay Verma said her visit was postponed for security reasons in the wake of the festive season.

He said the next date of her visit would be announced soon. He said the AICC chief was to address a public rally here on October 22 in support of Congress candidates of the region.