Bhubaneswar: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra will enter Odisha today in the evening. His campaign will cover two districts in the state.
As per the schedule, the flag handover ceremony will take place at Basjol on Jharkhand-Odisha border in the evening. Rahul Gandhi will have a night halt at the party’s camp at Rampal in Panposh area of Sundargarh district.
On February 7, he will begin Padyatra from Udit Nagar near SP Office in Rourkela to Panposh Chowk at 9.30 am. He is scheduled to address a public meeting at 10 am.
Gandhi will have a lunch break at Birsa Munda Ground at Ranibandh. The Yatra will resume at 2 pm followed by a public meeting. He will have receptions at Kutra and Bargaon. The Padyatra will resume at 4.30 pm from Bus Stand Chowk to SBI Chowk via Stadium Chowk in Sundargarh district followed by a public meeting and evening break. He will halt at Amlipali Ground, Jharsuguda at night.
On February 8, the Padyatra will resume at 8 am from Old Bus Stand at Mahatma Gandhi Chowk in Jharsuguda to Beheramal Kisan Chowk in Jharsuguda town followed by a public address. He will have break at 12 noon at Madhuban Dhaba in Govindpur area. After having lunch at Kureimal, he will resume the Padyatra at 2 pm from Konaktora in Jharsuguda district. He will reach Rengalpali in Raigarh on Odisha-Chhattisgarh border where Flag Handover ceremony will be held.