- Congress’s ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ reached Kerala
- Of. C. Venugopal and Shashi Tharoor receive Rahul Gandhi
- Hands meet, hearts join: Congress
Bharat Jodo Yatra: The 19-day journey of Congress’ ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ in Kerala began on Sunday morning from Parasala area in the capital Thiruvananthapuram. Sharing the pictures of the Yatra, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that all sections of the society are excited about the Bharat Jodo Yatra and this is evident from the participation and enthusiasm of farmers, workers, youth, women, children and the elderly. “The message from the people of the country is clear – inflation, unemployment, economic crisis and divisive politics must end,” he wrote in a Facebook post. Excited by the response to the yatra, the Congress tweeted, “Hands meet, hearts join. Bharat Jodo Yatra brings India together.
A large crowd of supporters gathered to welcome
Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President and MP K. Sudhakaran, Leader of the Opposition in the State Assembly VD Satheshan and All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Tariq Anwar and other senior party leaders formally welcomed Rahul Gandhi after which the yatra began in Kerala . Other senior party leaders who welcomed Rahul Gandhi included Congress MPs KC Venugopal and Shashi Tharoor as well as former Kerala Chief Ministers Oommen Chandy and Ramesh Chennithala. A large crowd of supporters had gathered to welcome the former Congress president.
Fourth day of Yatra begins from Kerala
Senior Congress leader and national convener of this yatra Digvijay Singh tweeted, “Our India Jodo Yatra is in Kerala. India’s diversity is so evident. Yesterday we entered Malayalam speaking Kerala from Tamil speaking Tamil Nadu. From ‘Vanakkam’ to ‘Namaskaram’. India couples trip. Don’t jodo.” Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, who accompanied Gandhi during the yatra, tweeted: “Today we begin Day 4 of Bharat Jodo Yatra from Parasala Junction near Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. As expected on Sunday morning there is a huge crowd.”
The Yatra will enter Kollam district on September 14
After entering Kerala from Parasala near the Tamil Nadu border, the former Congress president will undertake a 450-km journey to Nilambar in Malappuram in 19 days. The Yatra will enter Kollam district on September 14, reach Alappuzha on September 17, pass through Ernakulam district on September 21 and 22 and reach Thrissur on September 23. The Congress yatra will pass through Palakkad on September 26 and 27 and will reach Malappuram on September 28.
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