Rahul Gandhi To Sleep In Container For Next 150 Days During Bharat Jodo Yatra

Rahul Gandhi To Sleep In Container For Next 150 Days During Bharat Jodo Yatra

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to embark on a 148-day ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ which is slated to commence on Wednesday. The Congress leader along with other leaders begins the 3,570 km long yatra scaling from Kaniyakumari to Kashmir.

Congress calls this yatra a “new beginning” and a turning point in Indian politics as the Opposition is keen on taking on ruling BJP government in the upcoming 2024 General Elections.

Meanwhile, during this yatra, Rahul Gandhi, who is heading it, will be sleeping in a container, said an ANI report. While the questions raised that Rahul Gandhi’s yatra would lead to flooding, the party clarified that the leader wouldn’t stay at any hotel and he would complete it in a simple way. The containers Rahul Gandhi will be staying during his journey have been installed with sleeping beds, toilets and air conditioners.

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“About 60 containers have been arranged and sent to Kaniyakumari where a village has been set up in which all these containers have been placed. The container will be parked in a new place every day for night rest. Full-time yatris, who will accompany Rahul Gandhi will eat together,” said sources, as quoted by news agency ANI.

Ahead of Bharat Joda Yatra, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi paid floral tribute to his father and deceased Congress leader Rajiv Gandhi at his memorial in Sriperumbudur on Wednesday. Rahul Gandhi was accompanied by senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar.

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Sriperumbudur is the place where former PM Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in a bomb blast on May 21, 1991.

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