The Bharat Jodo Yatra led by Rahul Gandhi has entered its final leg in Kashmir and is set to conclude tomorrow (Monday). The yatra started at 10 am from Pantha Chowk in Srinagar and will halt for rest at Sonwar Chowk.
Rahul Gandhi unfurled the tricolor at Srinagar’s Lal Chowk at 12 noon at the end of the foot march that began on 7 September. He will also address a public rally at SK Stadium, for which 23 opposition political parties have been invited.
However, reports say that 12 opposition parties will attend the closing ceremony of the Bharat Jodo Yatra on Monday.
On Saturday, Gandhi was joined by her sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti, who termed the initiative as a “breath of fresh air”.
The yatra was adjourned for the afternoon session on Friday following a “security lapse”, with the Congress alleging that the Jammu and Kashmir Police had pulled back security around its leader Rahul Gandhi in the wake of crowding during the foot march in Qazigund. Had taken
The yatra, which started from Kanyakumari on September 7, reached Pantha Chowk on the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday after nearly 145 days and nearly 4,000 kms.
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge will host dinner at Hotel Taj Vivanta in Srinagar at 6 pm today.