As Rahul Gandhi met the ladies MGNREGA staff in Kanyakumari’s Marthandam on Saturday afternoon, as a part of his 150-day Bharat Jodo Yatra, he had a ‘hilarious’ chat with them on his marriage, Congress MP Jairam Ramesh revealed. The girl mentioned they’re conscious of Rahul Gandhi’s love for Tamil Nadu and they’re able to ‘get him married to a Tamil lady’. “RG seems most amused and the picture exhibits it,” Jairam Ramesh who’s with Rahul Gandhi on the three,570-km journey tweeted. Also Read | Rahul Gandhi wearing foreign t-shirt amid foot march to unite India: Amit Shah
Protesting in opposition to unemployment and value rise, the Congress launched its Bharat Jodo Yatra on September 7 from Kanyakumari and on Saturday, the march accomplished its Tamil Nadu tour. Assembly individuals stays the first goal of the yatra and Rahul Gandhi’s assembly with the ladies MGNREGA staff was a part of the schedule. In response to the social gathering’s assertion, on Saturday, Rahul Gandhi met the primary woman bus driver in Asia, 63-year-old Vasanthakumari, and likewise interacted with the sanitation staff in Marthandam. Close to the border of Kerala, Rahul Gandhi had a chat with a tea-stall proprietor on the finish of the Tamil Nadu yatra. Whereas touring Tamil Nadu for the final three days, Rahul Gandhi additionally met the members of the YouTube channel, ‘Village Cooking Channel‘, whom he had met in January final yr and bought featured in certainly one of their cooking movies.
The 4th day of the yatra started on Sunday in Kerala. Together with the Congress leaders, their camp consisting of 60 containers for his or her night time keep, a makeshift convention corridor, and a eating place can also be transferring to a brand new place daily.
The Bharat Jodo Yatra has change into a brand new flashpoint between the BJP and Congress in the previous couple of days. Whereas BJP leaders together with Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma questioned the necessity for the yatra as India stands united, Union residence minister Amit Shah on Saturday commented on Rahul Gandhi’s ‘foreign-made t-shirt’. “The one who mentioned India shouldn’t be a nation is now on a yatra to unite India sporting a overseas T-shirt,” Amit Shah mentioned on Rahul Gandhi’s Burberry t-shirt costing over ₹41,000.
Rahul Gandhi’s assembly with controversial pastor Father George Ponnaiah has additionally run into controversy as Ponnaiah was earlier arrested for his hate speech. In the course of the assembly, Ponnaih advised Rahul Gandhi that Jesus Christ is the true god, not like Shakti — in keeping with the video of the assembly that has emerged. The Congress dismissed the criticism and mentioned the BJP is fearful of the yatra.
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