Congress President Sonia Gandhi hoped the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ popular engagement campaign would help “rejuvenate” the party.
The party leader and her son, Rahul Gandhi, began the second day of the campaign with a foot march, or “Padyatra,” in Kanyakumari’s Agasteeswaram as Sonia Gandhi delivered her message.
Sonia expressed her sorrow for missing the “momentous evening” in person in a statement delivered by Rajya Sabha MP Amee Yagnik at the start of the 3,570-kilometer yatra. Sonia is now traveling for a medical examination.
“For the Congress, the Bharat Jodo Yatra is a momentous occasion. The Padyatra will be crucial to the revival of the Congress. It will be a pivotal moment in the development of Indian politics “In a statement, the party leader was quoted as saying.
“Those unable to attend in person will still be able to join in spirit and mind in the Bharat Jodo Yatra. So come, let’s swear to advance together, Sonia continued.