The 95th day of ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi began on Saturday morning from Baldevpura in Rajasthan’s Bundi district. Rahul is going to the swearing-in ceremony of Sukhwinder Sukhu in Himachal Pradesh today, but before that he will walk 13 kilometers in the journey. That’s all, after returning from Himachal, will do another 9 kilometer walk in the evening.
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh tweeted on Sunday, ‘The 95th day of the yatra started at 6 in the morning. After a 13-km padyatra this morning, Rahul Gandhi will head to Shimla to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the new Congress government in Himachal. He will return in the evening and walk another nine kilometers in the journey.
The yatra had entered Rajasthan from Madhya Pradesh on December 5. It has passed through Jhalawar and Kota districts before reaching Bundi and will go to Sawai Madhopur, Dausa and Alwar districts. Rajasthan is the only Congress-ruled state where the yatra has entered and it will cover a distance of around 500 kms in 17 days before entering Haryana on December 21.
The yatra started from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu on September 7 and has so far covered the five southern states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana and then passed through Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.