On day two of the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Rajasthan, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s foot march passed by the BJP office in Jhalawar where the former party chief blew kisses at BJP workers.
Jhalawar, a segment of the Jhalawar-Baran Lok Sabha constituency, is the bastion of BJP leader and former chief minister Vasundhara Raje.
In a video shared by the party, Rahul Gandhi is seeing waving to BJP workers who had gathered outside the party office and on the roof of the building on Tuesday. After blowing several kisses at the BJP workers, Gandhi tells those around him, including Cabinet minister Ramlal Jat and Sachin Pilot, “Sab karo sab karo (Everyone do it)” and they join him in waving at the BJP workers.
On Facebook, Gandhi shared a photo of himself waving at the BJP workers and said, “No hatred, malice or anger – no Bharat (Jodo) Yatri has any of these in their heart. What they have is a passion to unite India, sensitivity for problems of Indians, and love for all countrymen.”
Former chief minister Vasundhara Raje was continuously elected as MP five times from Jhalawar from 1989 until 2004, when her son Dushyant Singh emerged victorious. In 2009, Dushyant was re-elected from the seat which was renamed Jhalawar-Baran following delimitation. He won again in the 2014 and in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.