Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to visit poll-bound Chhattisgarh to inaugurate the party’s new office in Raipur on Friday and set off the Jungle Satyagraha campaign of Adivasi Congress.
The party’s newly-built state office ‘Rajiv Bhawan’ is situated in Shankar Nagar area.
The Congress president is expected to land at the Swami Vivekanand Airport in Raipur around 2.20 pm and head for the inauguration of the office- Rajiv Bhawan.
Rahul will also hold meetings with journalists, doctors and traders in the state, during the visit, state Congress general secretary Shailesh Nitin Trivedi said.
“During the inaugural ceremony, Gandhi will also flag off the Jungle Satyagraha campaign of Adivasi Congress in the state,” he said.
Rahul will later hold meetings with the doctors, traders and senior journalists who are invited for the programme there, Trivedi added.
The Congress leader is also scheduled to attend a programme of senior Congress leaders, MLAs and chiefs of various wings of the party, Trivedi said.
Rahul had visited Chhattisgarh in May and taken part in several programmes apart from holding a mega road-show from Durg to Raipur.
Chhattisgarh is heading for Assembly elections later this year.