Bharat Jodo Yatra of the congress went on Thursday on the fourth day of his Maharashtra stage in Nanded district where Rahul Gandhi will address a public meeting in the evening.
Gandhi resumed the foot march at 6 a.m. from Kapshi Chowk in the Loha area of Nanded, where a large number of people gathered to greet him.
The former president of Congress waved to the crowd, called members of the public near him and spoke to them as they walked.
The yatra will cover the city of Nanded, Deglur and Ardhapur and continue to Hingoli on Friday.
Gandhi walked a total of 24 km with the yatris on Wednesday, finishing the day in Vajirgaon Phata and a corner meeting in Krishnoor.
He had accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of unleashing an “economic tsunami” by carrying out demonetization in November 2016.
Referring to his meetings with the locals on Wednesday, Gandhi said a young boy told him about the lack of practical education in the country which means there are no jobs, while a little girl told him that her parents love her brother more than they love her. them. hair.
Gandhi will address a public meeting in Nanded on Wednesday evening, where Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge will participate.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders, Supriya Sule, Jitendra Awhad and the president of the state unit, Jayant Patil, will join Gandhi on the way and also attend the public meeting.
Former Maharashtra minister and Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray will join the yatra on Friday.
This is the 64th day of the Bharat Jodo Yatra after it started on September 7 from Kanniyakumari in Tamil Nadu.
The yatra, a congressional mass contact initiative, will cover a distance of 3,750 km before shutting down in Srinagar in January 2023.
The foot march entered Maharashtra on Monday evening.
At a meeting in Nanded on Wednesday evening, Gandhi said projects such as the Tata-Airbus military aircraft company and the Vendanta-Foxconn semiconductor factory have been taken from Maharashtra and given to Gujarat due to the parliamentary elections in the neighboring state.
“These projects will be given to two to three industrialists who are the Prime Minister’s friends and the wealth of the country is piling up in their hands. Ports, infrastructure, telecom and agricultural sectors have been given to these people,” Gandhi said.
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