Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday has begun his three-day tour of north Gujarat ahead of the assembly polls next month. He will visit six districts of North Gujarat. Yesterday, he visited two of the most famous temples in the state- Ambaji temple and Akshardham temple.After his arrival this morning, Mr Gandhi went straight to Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar, offered prayers to Lord Swaminarayan and launched his three-day tour of the region, which will cover six districts. At night, Mr Gandhi visited famous Goddess Amba temple at Ambaji in Banaskantha district of north Gujarat. Rahul performed aarti and pooja at the temple amid chanting of 'Jai Ambe Maa' by party workers and devotees. Today, he will interact with Social Media and IT Volunteers at Ambaji International Hotel, hold a public meeting at Rampur Cross Road, Palanpur. Later he will visit Wadinath Temple, Sada Ram Bapu Ashram at Totana and will hold a public meeting at Pragati Maidan, Patan. The 182-member Gujarat Assembly will go to the polls in two phases -- on December 9 and 14.
Here are the highlights of Rahul Gandhi's visit:
Rahul Gandhiji met delegation of Marble business association, Industrial association and Patidar leaders of Banaskantha
Here is what Rahul Gandhi said during his address to social media volunteers of his party in Banaskantha:
- I Suggest Few Things To My Communication Team And Then We Fine Tune What We Want To Express
- We Look At The Future, We Are Happy People, We Accept The Flaws And Move On
- But Look At Bjp, They Always Have A Grim Face - Because They Arent Happy With Life
- The Country Has A Lot Of Potential And The Strength To Accept Its Flaws