Rahul Gandhi begins his Karnataka tour


New Delhi: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Sunday resumed the Karnataka leg of the ‘Bharat Jodi Yatra’ from Tiptur in Tumkur district, marking the 32nd day of the yatra.

The march started at 6:45 am, it was informed by veteran Congress leader Jairam Ramesh.
After the yatra, Congress MPs will interact with coconut farmers this afternoon.

Congress party leader Jairam Ramesh lauded the party’s efforts on Twitter.
“Day 32 of #BharatJodi Yatra began at 6.45 am. The entire day will be spent in Tumakuru district which contributes to more than 1/3rd of the total coconut production in Karnataka. Interaction with coconut farmers is planned in the afternoon”, tweeted Congress party leader Jairam Ramesh.

The Congress party started the yatra on 7 September. Here’s a look at how the journey unfolded. September 7 From the spiritual land of Kanyakumari, the first call to unite India!”, tweeted the official Twitter handle.

Earlier on 9 September, Rahul Gandhi interacted with the public as the Bharat Jodi Yatra resumed from Mayasandra, Tumakuru in Karnataka.

Rahul Gandhi has held three press conferences so far.

This was the third press briefing during the march and was scheduled for 1 pm.
Meanwhile, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi along with 40 Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) representatives, who are part of the Bharat Jodi Yatra, will cast their vote for the party’s presidential election at the camp site as a special booth will be set up for them. Election

Voting for the Congress Presidential election is to be held on October 17 and the padyatra will take a day’s break for voting.

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh categorically stated that voters need only one identity card to exercise their franchise.

All arrangements have been made in the travel camp for his voting in the election of Congress President.

Madhusudan Mistry will supervise the elections

The Central Election Authority, headed by senior party leader Madhusudan Mistry, will monitor the voting, the notification of which was issued on September 22.

The last date for withdrawal of nominations is October 8. Voting will be held on October 17 and the election results will be declared on October 19.

The Gandhi family is not running for the top post this time, so the oldest party is set to get a non-Gandhi president after more than 25 years.


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