Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is on a three-day visit to Gujarat ahead of Assembly election
On the third and final leg of his Gujarat tour, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is on the Navsarjan Yatra from Chotila Temple. He is travelling to Chotila, Jasdan, Virpur, Jetpur and other towns before concluding the campaign at Khodaldham. On the second day, Mr Gandhi had visited Tankara and Dhrol in Jamnagar district and Wankaner in Morbi district. He also went to Rajkot where he interacted with traders and industrialists. Interacting with small and medium entrepreneurs, teachers and doctors at Hemu Gandhavi Auditorium, he hit out at the Narendra Modi government for taking decisions like notes ban and the GST roll-out "without listening to anybody"
which "affected the backbone" of the country's economy. After covering Saurashtra in this visit, Mr Gandhi will campaign in north, central and south Gujarat at later dates to take the Congress campaign forward ahead of Assembly elections later this year. The dates for the Gujarat Assembly Election are yet to be announced.
Here are the live updates from day three of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's Gujarat visit:
Rahul Gandhi addressed the congregation at Kishan Sabha in Chotila, Surendranagar on issues affecting them.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi interacts with women in Surendranagar's Chobari Village.
Today, Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit other towns and villages during his tour till Jetpur via Jasdan.
A senior Gujarat Congress leader said Gandhi's visit to various temples during the campaign is aimed at countering the BJP's "hardline Hindutva stand". Rahul Gandhi started his tour from Rajkot this morning and came to Chotila, the first stop of his campaign tour today, and began the steep climb immediately.
Rahul Gandhi visited the Chamunda Mataji Temple in Chotila.
Rahul Gandhi addresses Dhrol's constituents on youth, farmers and Patidar issues.
Route map of Rahul Gandhi's Navsarjan Yatra in Gujarat today. He will start at the journey from Chotila Temple and end the journey in Jetpur at 5 pm.
Today is final day of Rahul Gandhi's Gujarat trip. Navsarjan Yatra begins from Chotila Temple shortly.