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Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra comes to an end in Jammu & Kashmir

Nearly after five months, Bharat Jodo Yatra led by Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi came to an end in Jammu & Kashmir on Monday, where he addressed the restoration of statehood for Jammu and Kashmir after his rally in Srinagar, the capital of the Union Territory.

The Senior Congress leader mentioned that during his Bharat Jodo Yatra, he had met many people from the Union territory who told him that J&K is now being run by “outsiders”, addressing the crowd on Monday.

The “padayatra” is aimed at uniting Indians against hatred and fear being spread in society, has ended on Sunday when Rahul Gandhi raised the national flag in the Lal Chowk area; however, the official end is on Monday in Srinagar. After starting the yatra on September 7 of last year from Kanya Kumari, the march went through 12 states and two Union territories, covering over 4,080 km.

During the Bharat Jodo Yatra, Rahul Gandhi spoke at thirteen news conferences, twelve public gatherings, and over one hundred corner meetings. The final day of the yatra took place on Monday, and its conclusion was witnessed by a number of other Congress officials as well as the heads of several opposition parties who participated in a display of solidarity.

The Congress leader told a press conference in Srinagar on Sunday that he had received a “wonderful response” from across the nation and stated that “throughout this voyage, we witnessed the fortitude and tenacity of the Indian people. We also learned about the challenges farmers and unemployed kids confront in the country”.

Rahul Gandhi stated, “The goal of the yatra is also for the people of our country to hear the authentic voice of the nation”. Gandhi mentioned on Sunday that the yatra had a country-wide effect and provided an alternative vision to the country.

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