Kolkata, Jan 25: The Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra led by Rahul Gandhi is about to enter West Bengal from Assam on Thursday.
It’s going to enter West Bengal via Bakshirhat in Cooch Behar district within the northern a part of the state.
After the handover of the flag, the Yatra will head in the direction of Khagrabari Chowk within the district, the place Gandhi will deal with a public assembly.
Gandhi is scheduled to guide a padayatra from Maa Bhawani Chowk in Cooch Behar city later within the day.
The Yatra will then proceed by bus earlier than reaching Falakata in Alipurduar district for an in a single day halt.
Following a two-day break on January 26-27, the Yatra will navigate via Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar, Uttar Dinajpur, and Darjeeling districts earlier than coming into Bihar on January 29.
The Yatra is scheduled to re-enter West Bengal on January 31 by way of Malda and it’ll go via Murshidabad, each Congress stronghold districts, earlier than departing the state on February 1.
The Bengal leg of the yatra spans 523 km throughout six districts and 6 Lok Sabha constituencies—Darjeeling, Raigunj, North and South Malda, and two in Murshidabad—over 5 days.
This can mark Gandhi’s first go to to the state for the reason that April-Might 2021 meeting polls.
In the meantime, the Trinamool Congreee is staging a protest in Cooch Behar accusing state Congress president Adhir Chowdhury of disrupting the Yatra.
The Yatra, which began in Manipur on January 14, is scheduled to cowl 6,713 km in 67 days whereas passing via 110 districts in 15 states, earlier than culminating in Mumbai on March 20. (Companies)
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