The penultimate day of the Karnataka leg of Bharat Jodo Yatra witnessed an enormous present of power by the Congress, as social gathering supporters from 4 districts poured into Raichur Saturday.
Hundreds of individuals from 4 districts of the Kalyana Karnataka area participated within the Yatra, with Congress working president Saleem Ahmed estimating the variety of members to have exceeded one lakh.
Whereas there was a large variety of supporters when the march began within the morning at Yeragera village, the numbers swelled by midday. Celebration staff and supporters from Bidar, Kalaburagi, Yadgir, Raichur, and different surrounding districts have been a part of the march.
On the rally, Rahul Gandhi continued concentrating on the BJP state authorities over corruption prices and listed out alleged irregularities dedicated by the federal government. “Solely scams are occurring in Karnataka, not administration,” he mentioned. Earlier within the day, KPCC (Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee) president DK Shivakumar advised reporters that the Yatra gave a significant enhance to the social gathering’s prospects, claiming that it will win 150 seats within the normal meeting elections scheduled in 2023.
Among the many highlights of the day was the participation of a gaggle of Indian Military veterans within the first half. Former MP and actor Ramya additionally participated within the march, stunning many as she had stayed away from politics prior to now few years.
Through the break, interactions have been held with representatives from minority communities, NREGA staff, and Devadasi ladies.
Within the engagement with minority neighborhood representatives, a number of members from the Muslim neighborhood spoke of the ‘psychosis of worry’ felt by the neighborhood prior to now few years. Zafar, an architect and theatre artist, mentioned that there was a necessity to make sure extra minority illustration within the state legislature and Parliament.
Father Simion spoke about how the present authorities had ‘prohibited’ international help to minority establishments akin to colleges, resulting in a worrying decline in requirements.
Rahul Gandhi assured the members that the ‘divisiveness and hatred’ fostered by the BJP and the RSS mix wouldn’t final.
The Karnataka leg of the march will finish Sunday (October 23) and the rally will enter Telangana. There shall be a three-day break earlier than the Yatra resumes. Rahul Gandhi is anticipated to journey to Delhi throughout the break and is scheduled to take part in an occasion within the nationwide capital on October 26, the place Mallikarjun Kharge will formally take cost as AICC (All India Congress Committee) president.
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