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Great Grandson Of Mahatma Gandhi Participates In Congress’ Bharat Jodo Yatra

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The Congress described Rahul Gandhi and Tushar Gandhi, the great grandsons of Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi, respectively, as carriers of the legacy of the two late leaders

New Delhi: As the Congress enters in Maharshtra with Bharat Jodo Yatra, Mahatma Gandhi’s great grandson Tushar Gandhi joins Rahul Gandhi in Bharat Jodo Yatra’s Maharashtra leg. The Yatra is currently at Shegaon of Buldhana district. The Congress praised his involvement as “historic”.

The Bharat Jodo Yatra has entered in Maharashtra on 7th November. The Yatra’s  journey started from Balapur in Akola district around 6 am and reached at Shegaon after few hours where Tushar Gandhi joined the Bharat Jodo Yatra with Rahul Gandhi.

In a Tweet on Thursday Tushar Gandhi said that Shegaon was his birthplace.

“I will join the Bharat Jodo Yatra at Shegaon on 18th Nov. Actually Shegaon is my birth station as well. The train that my mother was travelling in 1 Dn. On January 17, 1960, the day I was born, the Howrah Mail Via Nagpur stopped at Shegaon Station. He Claims in his post.

The party describe Rahul Gandhi and Tushar Gandhi are the great grandson of Jawahar lal Nehru and Mahtma Gandhi respectively, as the carriers of the legacy of the two late leaders.

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“The two walking together is a message to the rulers that they can put democracy in threat but will not be allowed to finish it off,” the party said in a statement.

Along with Rahul Gandhi and Tushar Gandhi the other top leader of Congress Party Joined the Bharat Jodo Yatra. The Senior Congress leaders Mukul Wasnik , Deepender Hooda, Milind Deora, Manikrao Thakre, Mumbai Congress president Bhai Jagtap and party’s state unit chief Nana Patole walked with Rahul Gandhi.

This Evening Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to address a public rally at Shegaon. The Bharat Jodo Yatra is in its final leg of Maharashtra and they will enter in Madhya Pradesh on 20th November. The yatra will enter  in Madhya Pradesh’s Burhanpur on November 20 night from Jalgaon Jamod in Buldhana district and take a break on November 21, the party has said.

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