Rahul, Sonia to arrive today

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Oct 2018 09:18:29


Staff Reporter,

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is arriving on October 2 to pay obeisance to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary at Sevagram and Wardha.  Ashok Chavan, MPCC Chief informed mediapersons that Rahul Gandhi, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, and other Congress Working Committee members would arrive at Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport at Nagpur at around 10 am from New Delhi after attending prayer meeting at Rajghat.

Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and Dr Manmohan Singh will proceed for Sevagram by helicopter to attend prayer at Bapu Kuti at 11.15 am. They will attend CWC meeting at Mahadev Bhawan, Sevagram Ashram at 12.30 pm. Rahul Gandhi will garland statue of Mahatma Gandhi at near Collector Office in Wardha at 2.45 pm. He will reach Circus ground by padyatra which will pass through Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Statue - Itwara Square - Patel Square - Ambika Hotel Square - Balaji Temple - Socialist Square - Indira Market - Vanjari Square - Gajanan Square and then Circus Ground He will address a Sankalp rally at Circus ground at Ramnagar in Wardha at 3.45 pm. Later, he will return to Nagpur Airport and proceed for New Delhi.

Special Protection Group has already instructed local police to tighten security in and around the meeting venue. The security agencies have also instructed PWD and other agencies to repair road patches leading to Wardha, where a large number of Congress workers are expected to move in the morning to attend the public meeting and senior Congress leaders.