Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti, Pongal, and Magh Bihu on Thursday, took to his Twitter handle to greet the farmers protesting against the newly implemented central farm laws for over a month. Along with the farmers, Gandhi also extended his greetings to the netizens. The MP offered “special prayers and wishes” for the ‘Kisan-mazdoors’, who are currently fighting for their rights like warriors.
Gandhi, on his Twitter handle, greeted the netizens, writing – “Harvest season is a time of joy and celebrations. Happy Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu, Bhogi, and Uttarayan!” He further added – “Special prayers & wishes for our Kisan-Mazdoors who are fighting for their rights against powerful forces”.
The Congress leader will reach Tamil Nadu today, in order to start the election campaign on the party’s behalf for the assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, likely t be held around April-May 2021a. Gandhi will also participate in Jallikattu, a traditional Tamil sport, associated with bull-taming, which is going to take place in Madurai.
He, in another tweet written in Tamil, expressed his excitement as he is going to celebrate Pongal with the people of Tamil Nadu. On his participation in Pongal, the Congress leader on his Twitter handle, has written in Tamil – “Happy Pongal to all. I am coming to Tamil Nadu today to celebrate Pongal with you. I am participating in the Jallikattu festival in Madurai”. He also posted a short clip of the traditional Jallikattu sport.
Notably, he will visit Coimbatore on January 23 and 24 for the election campaign of his party.