Rahul Gandhi visits Sri Harmandir Sahib before BJY enters Punjab

10 January 2023 Amritsar
Rahul Gandhi, leader of India’s opposition Congress party,offer prayers at the Golden Temple, Sikh’s holiest shrine during the party’s ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’, in Amritsar on Tuesday.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited the  Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar on Tuesday before the Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) enters Punjab on Wednesday.

Taking to Twitter, Jairam Ramesh, the party’s General Secretary said: “Day 116  Bharat Jodo Yatra finishes Haryana leg in Ambala now. On January 11 morning is Punjab leg. There can be no better way to begin that than with a pilgrimage to holiest Sri Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar. There’ll be no padyatra this afternoon so that Rahul Gandhi can pay his respects there.”

After Punjab, the mega walkathon is scheduled to enter Jammu and Kashmir on January 20 after a brief halt for a day in Himachal Pradesh. The yatra will end on January 30 in Srinagar with hoisting of the Tricolour.