The Congress celebration has introduced that the prospect of a "Bharat Jodo Yatra 2.0" is at present into consideration, with sure members of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) suggesting that the yatra ought to span from the jap to the western components of the nation. Talking throughout a briefing on the primary assembly of the reconstituted CWC in Hyderabad, senior Congress chief P. Chidambaram disclosed that members of the celebration’s apex decision-making physique have proposed a Bharat Jodo Yatra 2.0, this time traversing from east to west. p>
In response to queries relating to the second version of the Bharat Jodo Yatra, Chidambaram said, "There have been requests by members of the Congress Working Committee that we must always have a Bharat Jodo Yatra 2 from the east to the west. That matter is into consideration"information company ANI reported.
Elaborating on the deliberations throughout the Congress Working Committee, Chidambaram remarked, "The CWC is at present reviewing a draft decision. Deliberations are nonetheless in progress. We’re engaged in discussions regarding the state of affairs within the nation. These discussions embody the political panorama, the financial challenges dealing with the nation, and the interior and exterior safety threats that pose vital challenges to the nation."
On the political situation underneath the Modi authorities, he asserted, "We imagine that the Constitutional and federal construction of the nation is underneath duress. Federalism is present process systematic erosion, state governments are encountering obstacles, and their revenues have been both denied or lowered. Moreover, obstacles are being positioned within the path of state governments in fulfilling their obligations."
In response to the proposal for ‘One Nation, One Election,’ the previous union minister termed the idea as "an assault on the Structure and an affront to federalism."
"Implementing it could necessitate at the least 5 Constitutional amendments, a process that the BJP, by its personal admission, doesn’t possess the requisite parliamentary energy to realize. Nevertheless, the BJP’s persistent promotion of this idea seems to be a diversionary tactic, designed to divert consideration from urgent points and assemble a false narrative," he stated, as per ANI.
Chidambaram additionally lamented the BJP governments’ dealing with of the Manipur violence saying, "Since Could fifth, Manipur has been in turmoil. Astonishingly, the Prime Minister has discovered time for visits to quite a few international locations, together with a fast look on the ASEAN Summit and a return for the G20 summit. Nevertheless, it’s deeply disappointing that he has not allotted two hours of his schedule to go to Manipur. Excluding a quick two-minute point out of Manipur simply earlier than the graduation of the parliamentary session, there was no substantial communication relating to Manipur."
Congress Get together’s Bharat Jodo Yatra
Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi undertook the Bharat Jodo Yatra, a journey that spanned from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, lasting from September 7, 2022 , to January 30, 2023. The 136-day march encompassed 4,081 kilometers, traversing 12 states, two Union territories, 75 districts, and 76 Lok Sabha constituencies, leaving a permanent affect on the general public psyche.
All through the course of the yatra, Rahul Gandhi engaged in 12 public conferences, over 100 street-corner conferences, and 13 press conferences. He performed greater than 275 deliberate strolling interactions and over 100 sitting interactions.
The yatra witnessed participation from various sections of society, together with distinguished movie and tv celebrities reminiscent of Kamal Haasan, Pooja Bhatt, Riya Sen, Swara Bhasker. , Rashami Desai, Akanksha Puri, and Amol Palekar.
Moreover, famend writers and army veterans, together with former Military chief Gen (Retd) Deepak Kapoor and ex-Navy chief Admiral (Retd) L Ramdas, as nicely. as eminent personalities reminiscent of former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan and ex-finance secretary Arvind Mayaram, additionally joined the yatra.
Notably, opposition leaders like Nationwide Convention’s Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah, PDP’s Mehbooba Mufti, Shiv Sena’s Aaditya. Thackeray, Priyanka Chaturvedi, and Sanjay Raut, together with NCP’s Supriya Sule, walked alongside Rahul Gandhi at numerous junctures in the course of the journey.