Hyderabad: The Congress party's Bharat Jodo Yatra entered Telangana on 23 October as a large number of people from civil society, party workers, and farmers gathered to welcome them. It was the 46th morning of the walk and there was enthusiasm among people despite the chill in the air.
The 13-km walk started from Gudebellur, Narayanpet to the Telugu Talli statue.
The campsite of the party workers and other members of civil society is at Makthal in Mahbubnagar.
A three-day break for Diwali
The Bharat Jodo Yatra will take a three-day break for Diwali from 24 to 26 October.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi left for New Delhi in a chopper after addressing the gathering that came to welcome him in Telangana.
Due to the solar eclipse and the Diwali festivities, a halt of three days was decided by the party.
The Yatra will resume on 27 October. It will start at 6 a.m from Makthal in Mahbubnagar. According to the schedule, there will be a 13 km walk in the morning and a 12-km walk in the evening.
During the day, there will be meetings held with different stakeholders and those who want to meet the Congress party leaders.
TS civil society part of the yatra
Civil Society, social activists, and women's activists have expressed solidarity with the yatra. They are participating in the yatra as an opposition to the dictatorial tendencies of the Central government. They are also demanding that the powers of the state government must not be infringed by the Central government.