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Rahul Gandhi in MP: Congress chief holds road show in Jabalpur; huge crowd extends love, supports

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Subhayan Chakraborty | Updated on: 06 Oct 2018, 11:50:42 PM
LIVE | Rahul Gandhi arrives in Morena to address public gathering (Photo Source: PTI)

New Delhi:

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday addressed a rally at Morena of poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and said the "government made false promises to turn black money into white". He is on a day-long tour of the state where he will perform the Narmada Puja and address public gatherings at Jabalpur after Morena. Upon his arrival in Jabalpur, Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to perform ‘Narmada arti’ at around 2.30 pm before attending a road show from Rampur chowk to Shivaji ground, Congress spokesperson Narendra Saluja told reporters.

Tribals and farmers in massive numbers gathered at Morena stadium ground for Adivasi Ekta Parishad meeting. During his roadshow in Jabalpur too, the Congress chief has been greeted by thousands of people. A sea of humanity has taken part in the rally and extended their love and supports to the Gandhi scion.

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A massive crowd awaits Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Morena.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrives in Morena to address a public gathering.

Tribals & farmers in large numbers gather at Morena stadium ground for Adivasi Ekta Parishad meeting, to be addressed by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, later today.

Posters were spotted in Jabalpur ahead of Rahul Gandhi's visit.

The day-long tour will be Gandhi’s third visit in the poll-bound state in a span of 20 days.

Tight security arrangements have been made in the view of Rahul Gandhi’s visit.

The Madhya Pradesh assembly polls are due by the year-end. BJP is in power since 2003 in the state.

Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh and Congress state-level poll committee chairman Jyotiraditya Scindia are expected to be present on the occasion.

On October 2, a large number of people of the Adivasi Ekta Parishad have begun a foot march from Gwalior to seek land rights for the farmers and tribals.

“We have embarked on a foot march from Gwalior on October 2 for Delhi. The Congress president will arrive at Morena tomorrow to listen to our problems and to tell us how these problems will be solved in the event of his party coming to power at the Centre,” Adivasi Ekta Parishad’s national convener P V Rajgopal said.

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First Published : 06 Oct 2018, 08:51:12 AM