Congress’s Rahul Gandhi hit a literal ‘excessive level’ on his Bharat Jodo yatra at the moment. In a video tweeted by the occasion, the 52-year-old was seen climbing a water tank in Karnataka’s Chitradurga, from the place he waved the nationwide flag. State occasion chief DK Shivakumar stored him firm. So did former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who on one other memorable event in the course of the yatra, was seen jogging hand-in-hand with Mr Gandhi for a brief stretch.
“Tiranga unites us all. #BharatJodoYatra embraces the true essence of the Tricolour,” learn the video caption from the official Twitter deal with of the Congress.
— Congress (@INCIndia) October 13, 2022
Because the 3750-km yatra wends by means of the states, Mr Gandhi has been seen carrying kids, tying mom Sonia Gandhi’s shoelaces and even at a “one full and two half push-up” session on an asphalt highway with Mr Shivakumar, occasion secretary KC Venugopal and a baby.
The heartwarming photographs have been lapped up on social media, going viral normally. They’ve additionally offered speaking factors, and in some situations — topic of vigorous criticism by the BJP.
On social points entrance, Mr Gandhi has been seen interacting with students, organ donors and addressing many public conferences.
On one occasion, he was additionally seen addressing a crowd amid heavy rains, making the purpose that “Warmth, storm or chilly cannot cease this yatra”.
What the Congress calls its “social points marketing campaign” had began in India’s southernmost tip Kanyakumari, on September 7 and can finish in Kashmir after 150 days. The Karnataka stretch began on September 30.
The yatra, coming forward of the 2024 normal elections, is predicted to convey the nation’s deal with social points, the Congress has stated.
Mr Gandhi plans to stroll all through 12 states within the marketing campaign to “unite India” and ship a message in opposition to what he calls the “divisive politics” of the BJP.