Sonia Gandhi Joins Bharat Jodo Yatra

Karnataka: Sonia Gandhi today joined her son Rahul Gandhi’s “Bharat Jodo Yatra” in BJP-ruled Karnataka, participating in a public event after a long gap because of her health. The Congress president walked briefly before getting into one of the cars accompanying her.

Unfazed, Undeterred & United. More power to our fight against tyrannical and divisive forces as Congress President Smt Sonia Gandhi joins the march,” the Congress tweeted.

In a tweet, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said day 29 of the yatra began with flag hoisting at 5:30am and the yatris joined the Dussehra celebrations. “Now an hour’s bus ride to padayatra start point near Mandya,” he said.

She is expected to address a rally in Ballary to galvanise the party ranks in the BJP-ruled state that will vote in a few months for a new government

Sonia Gandhi arrived in Mysuru on Monday afternoon. She earlier visited the Bheemanakolli Temple in Begur and offered prayers on Wednesday. Her daughter, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, is expected to participate on Friday in the yatra, which began under Rahul Gandhi’s leadership in Kanyakumari on September 7.

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