Congress claims Bharat Jodo Yatra has become a mass movement under Rahul Gandhi

Congress on Friday said that the Bharat Jodo Yatra has become a mass movement as more and more people are joining it, and the party will keep up the momentum next year.
The meeting also complimented Rahul Gandhi for 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'. (IANS)
The meeting also complimented Rahul Gandhi for 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'. (IANS)Bharat Jodo Yatra

Congress on Friday said that the Bharat Jodo Yatra has become a mass movement as more and more people are joining it, and the party will keep up the momentum next year.

Addressing a press conference after a party meeting, Congress General Secretary K.C. Venugopal said: " The Bharat Jodo Yatra has become a movement, you people know about that. Lakhs of people are participating in this yatra every day. Started in Kanyakumari, and now the yatra is in Haryana. Till today, crores of people had participated. Apart from Congress leaders, general people enthusiastically participated in the yatra... their involvement is huge in this yatra."

The meeting also complimented Rahul Gandhi for having undertaken such a massive yatra throughout the country.

The meeting also complimented Rahul Gandhi for 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'. (IANS)
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Venugopal also said as this yatra emerged as the greatest movement in this country, a proper follow-up is needed, and that is why the Congress Steering Committee decided on a "Haath Se Haath Jodo Abhiyan" from January 26 onwards.

This, he said, will be a two months massive campaign at the grassroots level. Two months of continuous padayatra will be there at the block level under the leadership of senior leaders, while state units will assign two leaders for each block to conduct the yatra. The Yatra will be undertaken by the leadership of the Block Congress Committee, but two leaders deputed by the state unit will be there to lead the yatra.

The meeting also complimented Rahul Gandhi for 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'. (IANS)
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Along with this yatra, there will be village-level sabhas, interaction with influential people in the villages, and massive district-level workers' convention. Then, the culmination of this yatra will happen with a massive rally in the state capital, in which Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge or Rahul Gandhi will participate, he said.

There will be a separate women's yatra in the state capitals for one day, led by Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Venugopal added. (KB/IANS)

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