Rahul to kick-off Congress' Gujarat campaign by riding bullock cart
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi will travel on a bullock cart to commence his three-day election campaign in Gujarat's Saurashtra region. Rahul will be taking a decked up bullock cart for his yatra because police denied him permission to use an open-jeep. He will be launching the Congress campaign for the Gujarat state assembly elections due to take place in 2017-end or January 2018.
Rahul's yatra will comprise of the bullock cart journey from Hanjrapar village, situated 25km away from Dwarka. He will interact with farmers, fisherman and Congress party members in the OBC-dominated Dwarka district.
Rahul's yatra will begin with him offering prayers at the Dwarkadhish Temple. Rahul will later take a specially modified luxury bus equipped with CCTV cameras and proceed towards Jamnagar, where he'll take a night halt. On Tuesday he'll travel to the towns of Dhrol and Tankara and halt at Rajkot. Rahul is expected to interact with traders and industrialists at Rajkot.