Rahul Gandhi resumes final lap of Bharat Jodo Yatra in Srinagar
Gandhi, along with his sister and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, began the yatra at 10:45 am in his trademark white T-shirt
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi resumed his 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' from Srinagar's Panthachowk on Sunday, as the foot march entered its last day.
Gandhi, along with his sister and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, began the yatra at 10:45 am in his trademark white T-shirt.
The Gandhis joined hundreds of Congress supporters, including women, who were seen carrying the tricolour and party flags.
The yatra will cover a distance of seven kilometres up to the Sonwar area of the city. After a brief halt there, the Gandhis will reach the Lal Chowk City Centre to unfurl the tricolour.
Gandhi, who has been regularly sharing his experiences during the yatra on social media shared glimpses from Srinagar on Saturday on his Instagram with the caption: "All the companies involved in the yatra have walked together, fought against every odd situation. With one purpose, India is reuniting, spreading the message of love in the name of the nation."
The whole area around Lal Chowk has been sealed off and a multi-layer security ring deployed around the city centre.
After Lal Chowk, the yatra will travel to Nehru Park in the Boulevard area of the city, marking an end to the 4,080-km walkathon, which started from Kanyakumari on September 7 and traversed 75 districts across the country.
On Monday, Gandhi will unfurl the tricolour at the party headquarters on the M A Road here, following which a public rally will be held at the SK stadium, for which 23 opposition political parties have been invited.
Earlier, Gandhi paid floral tributes to the 40 CRPF personnel killed in a car bomb blast in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district in 2019.
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