Bharat Jodo Yatra: After a day of rest, the Bharat Jodo Yatra has resumed on Friday in Ramban distirct of Jammu and Kashmir with a huge crowd of Congress workers and volunteers, having Tiranga in hands.
Amid loud cheers of support, the yatra strated again on Friday under the leadership of former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi. The yatra will enter Anantnag district.
Prior to the rest day of the Bharat Jodo Yatra, the footmarch was halted due to the poor weather conditions and landslides in the area.
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Congress General Secretary in-charge Jairam Ramesh informed about the change of plans through a Twitter post. He said, “Due to poor weather conditions and landslides in the area, the afternoon leg of Bharat Jodo Yatra in Ramban & Banihal has been cancelled…Yatra will resume the day after, January 27th at 8 am.”
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.