Amethi/ New Delhi:
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi will lead a footmarch this morning in opposition to the federal government and the rising inflation in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi, his former Lok Sabha constituency. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, his sister and the celebration’s UP in-charge, can even be a part of this padyatra.
The six-km foot march comes only a week after the Gandhis and different prime Congress leaders held an enormous rally in Rajasthan in opposition to the federal government.
In an all-out assault on the centre, Mr Gandhi, 51, had lashed out on the ruling BJP from the stage: “Who’s a Hindu? Somebody who respects each faith and is afraid of no one. These in energy are false Hindus… India is experiencing a Hindutva-vadi raj, not Hindu raj. We wish to take away these Hindutva-vadis and herald a Hindu raj.” Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had been current on the stage.
The Congress is utilizing all sources at hand and strategising exhausting forward of the meeting elections in 5 states subsequent yr after going through a number of ballot setbacks since 2014.
Right this moment, Mr Gandhi is visiting Amethi for the second time after his 2019 Lok Sabha election loss by over 50,000 votes to the BJP’s Smriti Irani. The Congress misplaced Amethi – historically a stronghold of the Gandhis – to the BJP in an enormous blow.
The Congress says Mr Gandhi’s presence in UP will bolster their marketing campaign for the UP state election the place the celebration is preventing solo on the plan of ladies empowerment, having already dedicated to 40 % tickets for ladies.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi can also be in UP’s Shahjhanapur at this time – his third go to in per week – to put the muse stone of the 594 km lengthy Ganga expressway that can join the western a part of the state to Prayagraj in east UP.
The Prime Minister’s frequent visits to the state are indicative of the BJP’s seriousness to retain energy for a second straight time period.