Rahul Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra resumes from Jalandhar after 24-hour hiatus owing to Cong MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary’s demise
Jalandhar, January 15
Scores of individuals joined the Rahul Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra because it resumed from the Khalsa School Floor right here on Sunday after remaining suspended for twenty-four hours in view of the dying of Congress MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary.
Chaudhary died on Saturday after struggling a cardiac arrest in the course of the Bharat Jodo Yatra. He was cremated at his native Dhaliwal village in Jalandhar on Sunday. Gandhi additionally attended the cremation.
Gandhi supplied prayers at Devi Talab temple in Jalandhar earlier than the resumption of the march.
Because the march resumed round 3 pm, singer Sidhu Moosewala’s father Balkaur Singh walked with Gandhi for a long way. Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, popularly referred to as Sidhu Moosewala, was shot lifeless in Punjab’s Mansa district in Could final 12 months.
Punjab Congress chief Amrinder Singh Raja Warring, Chief of Opposition within the Meeting Partap Singh Bajwa, former chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi, MLA Pargat Singh and different social gathering leaders took half within the march.
The yatra will halt for the evening in Adampur.
The Punjab leg of the march started on Wednesday from Sirhind in Fatehgarh Sahib. The yatra took a break on Friday within the wake of the Lohri pageant.
The march, which began from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu on September 7, will conclude in Srinagar by January 30, with Gandhi hoisting the nationwide flag in the summertime capital of Jammu and Kashmir. It has to this point coated Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.