Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today visited religious places in Punjab along with senior Congress leaders, including party candidates, in an apparent show of strength ahead of Assembly elections in the state next month.
The Congress leader, who is on a day-long visit to the state, had langar at Sri Harmandir Sahib along with the party candidates in Amritsar. Congress Punjab chief Navjot Singh Sidhu was seen sitting next to the Congress leader during the langar at the community hall in the video shared by the Congress MP from Kerala's Wayanad.
हरमंदिर साहिब में पंजाब के भविष्य के लिए कांग्रेस उम्मीदवारों के साथ प्रार्थना की।- Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) January 27, 2022
साथ बैठके लंगर का प्रसाद खाया। https://t.co/Qk8PdD00v4
"Prayed with Congress candidates for the future of Punjab at Harmandir Sahib," Mr Gandhi captioned the video shared on his Twitter page.
The Congress leader will address a virtual rally "Navi Soch Nava Punjab" in Jalandhar before he heads to Delhi.
This is the first visit of Rahul Gandhi since the imposition of a ban on physical rallies by the Election Commission of India at the start of the month.
Voting for Punjab's 117 Assembly seats is scheduled for February 20 and the counting will take place on March 10.