1. Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat Updates: Congress vice president attends Khat panchayat in Hanjarapar

Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat Updates: Congress vice president attends Khat panchayat in Hanjarapar

Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi will address the public at different points and will interact with them along the way.

By: | Updated: September 25, 2017 10:52 PM
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With just a few months left in the crucial Gujarat Assembly Elections, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday kick-started a 3-day campaign in Gujarat’s Saurashtra region after offering prayers at a Krishna temple in Dwarka. Rahul Gandhi visited the Lord Krishna temple after he lands at the Mithapur airstrip in the Devbhumi Dwarka district on Monday morning. After offering prayers at the temple, Gandhi hit the road for a tour of the Saurashtra region as part of the party’s election campaign in Gujarat. Here are all the updates:-

10.00 pm: Day ends with visit to Navratri Pandal, Chandi Bazar, Jamnagar

7.30 pm: The trading community in Chandibazar, Jamnagar welcomes Congress VP Rahul Gandhi and raises their concerns to him. RahulInGujarat

7.00 pm: Rahul Gandhi Tweets:

6.30 pm: Enjoyed chai at Hanjrapar village with family members of Shri Pal Ambalia, one of our strong supporters for many years, Rahu Gandhi Tweets

6.00 pm: From Dwarka, Gandhi headed to Hanjrapar, where he was accorded a traditional welcome by villagers. He even took a bullock cart ride to show solidarity with the farming community.

5.30 pm: Gandhi, travelling in a specially-designed bus, sought to connect with villagers by interacting with them at regular intervals.

5.15 pm: He highlighted the issue of unemployment under the NDA rule and promised to solve the problems being faced by Gujarat farmers if his party is voted to power in the state.

5.00 pm: In his short speeches at various places, Gandhi assailed Modi over demonetisation and a host of other issues.

4.45 pm: Congress vice president attends Khat panchayat in Hanjarapar.

4.40 pm: The Patel quota agitation leader, Hardik Patel, welcomed Rahul Gandhi to Gujarat with a tweet. “Congress ke rashtriya upadhyaksh Rahulji ka Gujarat mae hardik swagat hai..Jay Shri Krishna (a warm welcome to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat…),” Hardik tweeted.

4.20 pm: After his arrival at the Mithapur airstrip, Gandhi went straight to the famous Dwarkadhish temple to offer prayers. He was accompanied by Gujarat Congress president Bharatsinh Solanki and state party in-charge Ashok Gehlot.

4.00 pm: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi offered prayers at the Dwarkadhish temple before starting his three-day campaign in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat where the Assembly polls are due later this year.

3.40 pm: Gujarat: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi attended Khat panchayat in Hanjarapar

3.20 pm: “Rahul Gandhi’s coming (to Gujarat) is an admission that the Congress has no credible local leadership. Had they been
strong and visible, he would not have had to go,” Rupani told reporters here after the ground-breaking ceremony of the
Gujarat Sadan.

3.10 pm: CM Rupani dismissed the Congress’s campaign, saying the criticism is only in the media.

3.00 pm: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said today that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s visit to the state reflects the party has “no credible” local leaders.

2.50 pm: Hindustan mein jo kamzor, ghareeb hai…uske liye inke dil mein jagah nahi hai. Lekin ameer ke liye ye sab darwaaze khol dete hain: RG on BJP

2.35 pm: Aur wahan nahi ruke, chhote dukaandaar, vyaapari unko zabardast chot lagi aur fir GST aaya: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi

2.10 pm: Narendra Modi ji ne bina kisi se pooche, Hindustan ki economy par, zabardast aakraman kiya:Rahul Gandhi in Dwarka

1:53 PM: BJP Government does not care for the poor people, says Rahul Gandhi.

1:51 PM: PM Narendra Modi, without asking anybody came out with demonetisation step, affecting the economy of the country, says Rahul Gandhi

1:48 PM: Youth want to work and serve the nation, but BJP government is not proving jobs for them, he says.

1:45 PM: Attacking the Centre’s step on demonetisation, Rahul Gandhi asks what will farmers do with debit and credit cards.

1:42 PM: The demonetisation step has affected the people of the country, especially small traders. These traders are mostly affected

1:40 PM:Rahul Gandhi says 20,00 people go out of states for jobs.

1:38 PM: Speaking in Dwarka, Rahul Gandhi asks how many job did the government provided to people, says BJP filed to provide jobs.

1:20 PM: Same day Rahul Gandhi would also offer prayers at the Khodaldham Temple, the deity of Patidar community, the agency added.

1:10 PM: Rahul Gandhi will spend Monday night at Jamnagar. From there he will drive down to Rajkot tomorrow, which is the hometown of Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, said IANS.

1:05 PM: He has begin his day by offering prayers at the Dwarkadheesh Krishna temple. From here he will drive down to Jamnagar and interact with locals, IANS added.

12:50 PM: In Hanjrapar village, which is some 25 km from Dwarka, Rahul Gandhi will enter in a traditionally decked up bullock-cart, the agency said.

12:45 PM: “Not only his welcome, but we have also made all sitting arrangements for everyone here, including that of Rahulji, in typical Saurashtra cultural style,” Palbhai Ambaliya was quoted as saying by IANS on Sunday night.

12:30 PM: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will his three-day campaign for the Gujarat Assembly elections from the crucial Saurashtra region with the state police refusing him permission to hold an open-jeep road show. It has however left him with a consolation to take out a bullock cart yatra, IANS reported.

12:15 PM: Day after the BHU incident, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi slammed the BJP over the police lathicharge allegedly on woman students, PTI said.

11:52 AM: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi visits Dwarkadhish Temple in Dwarka. He is slated to start poll campaign in the state later today.

11:40 AM: Patidar leader Hardik Patel had today announced his support for the Congress, months ahead of the Gujarat poll. Th move has come as a major jot in the arm for the Congress in the state.

11:28 AM After a road show in Dwarka town, Gandhi will make brief halts where he will interact with farmers and traders before addressing a rally in the afternoon.

11:10 AM Rahul will address the public at different points and will interact with them along the way.

11:09 AM Rahul Gandhi will start his three-day road show from Dwarka in Saurashtra.


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