Alappuzha: Senior Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday kick-started the thirteenth day of his Bharat Jodo Yatra from Cherthala right here together with hundreds of occasion staff. The yatra started with the planting of a Rambutan sapling at St. Michael’s School. It was organized by Sasthravedi, the setting wing of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee.
The morning leg of the yatra will cowl a distance of round 14 km and conclude at Kuthiyathodu in Kerala.
In keeping with the AICC normal secretary in command of communications Jairam Ramesh, the yatra has lined a distance of 255 km in 12 days.
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“As we speak Bharat Yatris will stroll 15 km from Cherthala to Kuthiyathodu in Alappuzha district throughout the morning session of the padayatra. The campsite tonight is in Kochi district,” Ramesh tweeted.
Senior Congress leaders Okay Muraleedharan, Pawan Khera, Chief of Opposition in Kerala Meeting V D Satheesan, and Shanimol Usman, amongst others, walked with Gandhi within the morning.
Males, ladies, and kids had been seen ready alongside a freeway, one facet of which was filled with followers and supporters, to catch a glimpse of Gandhi who stopped from time to time to satisfy folks.
The Congress’ Bharat Jodo Yatra will cowl a distance of three,570 km in 150 days. It began from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu on September 7 and can conclude in Jammu and Kashmir.
The yatra, which entered Kerala on the night of September 10, will undergo the state masking 450 km, touching seven districts over a interval of 19 days earlier than getting into Karnataka on October 1.