Congress Common Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra responded to a bunch of queries about her brother Rahul Gandhi as he began on the following leg of his Bharat Jodo Yatra from Delhi. The Yatra will now undergo Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir.
“Somebody requested me — does your brother not really feel chilly? He’s going round in only a T-shirt on this chilly. It is best to defend him from the chilly. A minimum of make him put on a jacket. Then another person requested me, ‘Aren’t you involved about his safety? He’s going to Kashmir and Punjab’. So my reply is that this — he’s armoured in fact. God will preserve him secure,” Ms Gandhi Vadra mentioned to cheers and applause.
Mr Gandhi’s apparel had raised questions as north India witnessed a chilly wave forward of Christmas. As he entered Delhi In his trademark white T-shirt and trousers within the biting chilly, his lack of winter clothes turned a hotly mentioned matter on social media.
Mr Gandhi had laughed it off, saying he’ll use a sweater when he feels chilly. “Why is there a lot hullabaloo over a T-shirt? I don’t put on a sweater as a result of I’m not frightened of winter. I’m considering of carrying a sweater as soon as I begin feeling chilly,” he informed reporters.
Later, he raised the problem throughout the rally on the Purple Fort. Why do not reporters ask such inquiries to the “farmers, labourers and the poor youngsters of India”, he mentioned.
Mr Gandhi was caught in an argument 4 years in the past when he was seen carrying a full-sleeved black jacket. The BJP claimed it was from Burberry and was priced at round Rs 60,000. Through the Bharat Jodo Yatra, the BJP centered on his T-shirt, saying it was the identical designer model and value Rs 41,000. Mr Gandhi then switched to a non-branded white T-shirt.
Mr Gandhi began his yatra this morning after a go to to the Hanuman Mandir in Delhi’s Yamuna Bazaar space. The yatra will enter Uttar Pradesh by way of Loni.
Whereas Samajwadi Occasion chief Akhilesh Yadav has despatched a destructive RSVP to the Congress invite to affix the yatra, it has obtained the blessings of a priest from Ayodhya’s Ram temple.
Chief priest Acharya Satyendra Das mentioned he couldn’t be part of the yatra due to well being points. However he wrote to Mr Gandhi. “You’re working for the noble trigger that’s ‘sarvajan hitay sarvjan sukhaay’ within the curiosity of individuals and for the happiness of the folks. I want the blessings of Lord Rama be upon you at all times,” his letter learn.
The yatra will undergo Uttar Pradesh for 2 days after which enter Haryana’s Panipat by Thursday night.