New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and her family members joined her brother Rahul Gandhi this morning as the Bharat Jodo Yatra moved through Madhya Pradesh. This is the first time Priyanka Gandhi, the general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh, will be participating in the yatra, set out for Kashmir from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu on September 7.
मजबूत होंगे कदम, जब मिलकर चलेंगे हम।#BharatJodoYatra में @RahulGandhi जी के कंधे से कंधा मिलाने पहुंची @priyankagandhi जी। pic.twitter.com/KrexLPRdfM— Congress (@INCIndia) November 24, 2022
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The Congress shared an image of Priyanka and Rahul Gandhi walking shoulder to shoulder and wrote: Our steps will be stronger when we walk together. Congress leader Sachin Pilot too joined the yatra on Thursday.
The yatra, which entered Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday after completing its Maharashtra leg, will cover a distance of 380 kilometres in Madhya Pradesh before proceeding to Rajasthan.
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A large number of Congressmen carrying the tricolour in their hands reached Bodarli village as the foot procession crossed over from Maharashtra into Madhya Pradesh.
#BharatJodoYatra ने महाराष्ट्र से मध्यप्रदेश की सीमा में प्रवेश कर लिया है।@RahulGandhi जी का तिलक लगाकर पारंपरिक स्वागत किया गया और महाराष्ट्र कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष @NANA_PATOLE जी ने मध्यप्रदेश कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष @OfficeOfKNath जी को तिरंगा सौंपा। pic.twitter.com/kwiiXlH1Mr— Congress (@INCIndia) November 23, 2022
Speaking on the occasion, Rahul Gandhi said, “This yatra is against hatred, violence and fear being spread in the country. We have started the Bharat Jodo Yatra by taking the tricolour in our hands from Kanyakumari. Nobody can stop this tricolour from reaching Srinagar.”
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The Congress has made elaborate arrangements for the yatra in MP, where the Assembly polls are due next year. Senior leaders Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh have also joined the yatra.