Rahul took a 30-minute break from the Kanyakumari to Kashmir foot march at Sonawar to visit the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee headquarters on Maulana Azad Road before heading to the clock tower, also known as ‘Ghanta Ghar‘.
आज से करीब 5 महीने पहले कन्याकुमारी में @RahulGandhi जी ने एक प्रण लिया था- कश्मीर में तिरंगा फहराने का।आज लालचौक… https://t.co/2cDe9uRKUQ
— Congress (@INCIndia) 1674979011000
He was joined by his sister and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and local party leaders.
All India Congress Committee general secretary, in-charge communications, Jairam Ramesh on Twitter said the flag unfurling was planned for Monday but had to be done a day earlier.
.@RahulGandhi को 30 जनवरी को PCC कार्यालय में राष्ट्रीय ध्वज फहराना था, क्योंकि कहीं और ध्वजारोहण की अनुमति नहीं दी… https://t.co/tlXYQCbsUr
— Jairam Ramesh (@Jairam_Ramesh) 1674977098000
“@RahulGandhi was supposed to unfurl national flag on Jan 30th in PCC office, since permission to do so elsewhere wasn’t given. Last evening, state administration allowed him to do so in Lal Chowk, but under condition that it should be done today on 29th at end of #BharatJodoYatra,” Ramesh tweeted.
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