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Bharat Jodo Yatra day 12: Rahul Gandhi interacts with fishermen at Vadackal beach in Kerala`s Alappuzha | India News

Bharat Jodo Yatra day 12: Rahul Gandhi interacts with fishermen at Vadackal seashore in Kerala`s Alappuzha | Information

Alappuzha (Kerala): Forward of beginning the twelfth day of the Congress occasion’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, Rahul Gandhi on Monday interacted with fishermen at Vadackal seashore in Kerala`s Alappuzha and held discussions concerning the rising gasoline prices, diminished subsidies, dwindling fish inventory, insufficient academic alternatives and environmental destruction amongst different points.

“At 6 am, Rahul Gandhi interacted with fisherfolk at Vadackal seashore in Alappuzha on their challenges–rising gasoline prices, diminished subsidies, dwindling fish inventory, lack of social welfare & pensions, insufficient academic alternatives, and environmental destruction,” Congress chief Jairam Ramesh knowledgeable in a tweet.

Kerala | Congress MP Rahul Gandhi together with occasion leaders & staff resumes ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ on its twelfth day in Punnapra Aravukad, Alappuzha pic.twitter.com/1BNpRDil6r
— ANI (@ANI) September 19, 2022

The morning leg of the yatra will conclude at Kalavoor, after masking round 16 km. The yatra will resume at 4.30 PM and can traverse round 9 km earlier than halting at Mayithara close to Cherthala. 

Yatra resumes from Punnapra Aravukad

The Congress MP together with occasion leaders and staff resumed the `Bharat Jodo Yatra` from Punnapra Aravukad, Alappuzha. The yatra entered its twelfth day and to this point, it has coated over 200 kilometres. Earlier on Sunday morning, the Congress leaders resumed the Kerala leg of the yatra from Haripad in Alappuzha district. The padyatra will take halt at Sree Kuruttu Bhagavathi Temple in Thottappally. Within the night, the yatra will take a halt at TD Medical School and Hospital, Vandanam.

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From Kerala, the Yatra will attain Karnataka on September 30, and shall be in Karnataka for 21 days earlier than transferring north. The Padyatra (march) will cowl a distance of 25 km each day. 

Notably, Congress` Bharat Jodo Yatra was mired with controversy after a video surfaced of native Congress leaders allegedly extorting donations from a vegetable vendor in Kollam, Kerala. A vegetable shopkeeper was allegedly threatened by Congress staff in Kollam for not contributing Rs 2,000 in direction of the gathering of funds for the Bharat Jodo Yatra. Following this, Kerala Congress on Friday suspended three occasion staff.

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Kerala Congress chief Ok Sudhakaran in a Twitter submit stated, “Three occasion staff concerned in an unacceptable incident in Kollam have been suspended with quick impact. They don’t symbolize our ideology and such behaviour is inexcusable. The occasion is crowdfunding small donations voluntarily in contrast to others who get company donations.” 

The Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) attacked Congress over the matter and raised severe questions on the continuing Bharat Jodo Yatra underneath the management of Rahul Gandhi, calling it a `goonda yatra`.

In the meantime, Rahul Gandhi stated the yatra is a battle towards exploitation, including “Honest wages, safety towards exploitation, medical advantages, assured pensions and social safety. All this and extra are what the Bharat Jodo Yatra is preventing for,” via a Twitter submit. 

Rahul Gandhi stated that the spirit of the Bharat Jodo Yatra is to deliver Indians collectively irrespective of faith, neighborhood and remind them that that is one nation and will probably be profitable if we stand collectively and are respectful in direction of one another. The Yatra contains Padayatras, rallies, and public conferences which shall be later attended by the senior Congress leaders together with Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

Notably, all of the occasion MPs, leaders, and staff together with Rahul Gandhi are staying collectively. Sleeping beds, bathrooms, and ACs are additionally put in in a few of the containers. In the course of the journey, the temperature and setting will differ in lots of areas. The preparations have been made maintaining in view the extreme warmth and humidity with the change of place.

Presently, the Yatra is in its Kerala leg and would traverse via the state for the following 12 days. The three,500-km march from Kanyakumari to Kashmir shall be accomplished in 150 days and canopy as many as 12 states. 

In response to the occasion, the `Bharat Jodo Yatra` is being held to fight the divisive politics of the BJP-led Centre and to awaken the individuals of the nation to the risks of financial inequalities, social polarisation, and political centralization. The Congress suffered a debacle within the meeting polls held earlier this 12 months and the Yatra is seen as an try to rally the occasion rank and file for the upcoming electoral battles. The Yatra contains Padayatras, rallies, and public conferences which shall be later attended by the senior Congress leaders together with Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

(With ANI Inputs) 

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