Phalegon (Maharashtra): The ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ will continue in Maharashtra on Tuesday with Congress supporters at Hingoli’s Phalegon gathering outside the Shri Krishna Temple here to continue the foot march.

The ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ led by senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will interact with locals on the way to Shri Ramarao Sarnaik College of Social work where the journey will end today.

The yatra stops at Vidarbha Institute of Pharmacy, Tribal Convention at Tamsala, Vasantrao chauk and then the destination.

In Maharashtra, the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ will stay for 14 days and walk 381 kilometers through 15 assembly and 6 parliamentary constituencies.

After Nanded, the ‘Yatra’ reached Hinglo district where it covers 91 km, Washim district covers 54 km, Akola district walks 59 km and finally Buldhana district where it walks 71 km after entering Madhya Pradesh.

Arrive Madhya Pradesh on 20th November

The foot march is scheduled to enter Madhya Pradesh on November 20 after a march in the Maratha country. In the 2018 Madhya Pradesh state assembly elections, the Congress had emerged as the single largest party with senior party leader Kamal Nath as chief minister.

However, the Congress government collapsed in the state after more than 20 MLAs quit the party. Meanwhile, CM Kamal Nath gave a tearful speech after resigning from office ahead of the floor test ordered by the Supreme Court.

This ended Congress rule within 15 months after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed a majority in the Assembly to return to power.

Before the 2018 elections in the state, the saffron party had ruled the state for three consecutive terms.


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