Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was today joined by sister and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra this morning as his Bharat Jodo Yatra moved through Madhya Pradesh Bharat Jodo Yatra, which started on September 7 has completed its Maharashtra leg and entered the BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh yesterday. Today, the Congress supporters led by the Gandhis started the march from Borgaon in Khandwa. Then They will visit the birthplace of Tantia Bheel, freedom fighter and tribal icon, before proceeding to Khargone.
Yesterday, Mr. Gandhi launched a scathing attack on the BJP, accusing the party of bribing MLAs to bring down the Kamal Nath-led Congress government after the party’s win in the 2018 state polls. “We won the election in Madhya Pradesh. But they paid crores to 20-25 corrupt MLAs and bought them,” he said in Burhanpur. The yatra , he said, has three goals. “Firstly, this is against the hatred, violence and fear that is being spread in India. Secondly, it is against unemployment. And thirdly, it is against inflation,” he said.