Rahul Gandhi begins Karnataka poll campaign from where Sonia Gandhi made her electoral debut

10 February 2018, 10:44 AM
Rahul Gandhi begins Karnataka poll campaign from where Sonia Gandhi made her electoral debut (Twitter Photo)
Rahul Gandhi begins Karnataka poll campaign from where Sonia Gandhi made her electoral debut (Twitter Photo)

Rahul Gandhi will begin Congress party’s Karnataka poll campaign from Ballari (Bellary) – his mother Sonia Gandhi’s first constituency – with a “Jana Aashirwada Yatre” on Saturday.

During the “Jana Aashirwada Yatre”, Rahul will hold a public meeting at Municipal Ground in Hosapete at 1 PM.

After addressing the public gathering, the Congress President will Huligemma Temple to offer prayers. He will also visit the Gavi Siddeswara Mutt.

Rahul will again hold a Corner meeting at Corporation Ground in the Koppal district of Karnataka and seek people’s votes for.

After the Corner meeting, Gandhi will address a public gathering at Vidyanand College Ground in Yelburga’s Kukanur.

Political experts say, Rahul Gandhi, choosing Ballari to embark his election campaign in poll-bound Karnataka was not a random pick but a well-thought strategy.

19 years ago, his mother and newly elected then Congress President Sonia Gandhi had contested her maiden election from the same Ballari constituency.

First Published: Saturday, February 10, 2018 10:03 AM
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