GPCC president Bharatsinh Solanki had planned to move his office to a new rented property in Manav Mandir locality of Memnagar area.
Amarinder Singh had recently said that he was offered the role of campaign committee in-charge but he had declined.
Last week when TV channels announced that Sarma was holding talks with BJP president Amit Shah, Rahul sprang belatedly into action.
Soon after the Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi entered the tea stall, the shopkeepers and pedestrians gathered near the tea shop and started clicking his pictures.
Rahul, who is on a three-day visit to Kashmir, took a dig at the BJP for calling his visit to Jammu and Kashmir a “tourism” trip.
The delegation urged the Congress leadership to pressurize the Centre to release the package without any delay, as the people are getting restless.
The visit is important in the backdrop of the declining popularity of the PDP-BJP coalition government and what many call the uncertain future of the coalition government.
Rahul Gandhi said the previous UPA government at the Centre had initiated several schemes for the people of Jammu and Kashmir, especially the farmers.
Rahul Gandhi visited Balakote tehsil to meet families of those killed in Pakistani shelling on August 15
“Unless and until we empower the members of the panchayats, peace can never return to Jammu and Kashmir,” Rahul Gandhi said.
State Congress president Ghulam Ahmad Mir, Rahul Gandhi will travel to Srinagar on August 28.
Calling the Congress vice-president a ‘liar’, Irani claimed that Gandhi family had failed to deliver on their development promises to Amethi, which had to wait for all these years to get a rail line.
Congress members are curious whether the widely distributed questionnaire is part of Rahul’s efforts at democratising the party or a subtle way of finding out who is in which camp.
Rahul Gandhi said that the midnight crackdown and arrest of protesting students at Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, was a “symbol” of what is happening across the country.
Rahul Gandhi says govt will collapse under pressure of protests.