New Delhi: The Bharat Jodo Yatra on Tuesday resumed from Jammu district under the leadership of former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi. The footmarch headed to Udhampur distict in Jammu and Kashmir where it will rest tonight.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi headed the ‘yatra’ early in the morning amid the chilling weather of Jammu. Gandhi was accompanied by a huge number of supporters and Congress workers.
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Bharat Jodo Yatra to end in Srinagar
The Bharat Jodo Yatra has entered the Jammu and Kashmir on January 19, heading towards the end of the footmarch in Srinagar on January 30. The Yatra started on September 7, last year, from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu.
Security Beefef Up After Narwal Twin Attack
A twin blast attack took place in Narwal area on the outskirts of Jammu city on January 21 where at least nine people were left injured. This increased tension in the area at a time when a Congress’ huge rally was scheduled to take place.
Following the incident, the security was beefed up to ensure peaceful march. Police, CRPF and other security agencies are keeping a tight vigil.