Sukhpal Singh Khaira, the Congress legislator, whose arrest in a drug case has put the two Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) partners
Offering prayers at a temple and a series of interactions with party members and University students, Congress President Rahul Gandhi will have a packed Wednesday as he concludes his two-day tour across the coastal districts of poll-bound Karnataka.
In his third visit to the state after taking over as party chief, the Gandhi scion began the day by meeting block Congress chiefs as well as senior leaders of the state.
This will be followed by a visit to the Sringeri Sharadamba temple and also Sringeri mutt.
In the afternoon, the Congress chief will interact with students of the Rajiv Gandhi Sanskrit University in Srinegri mutt.
He will conclude the tour with two public meetings in Chikkamagalaru and Hassan in the evening.
— Congress (@INCIndia) March 21, 2018
Rahul Gandhi had visited the state for the first time after becoming the party chief in December, and then twice in February, covering Koppal, Ballari, Raichur, Yadigir, Kalaburgi and Bidar districts in his first visit and Belagavi, Vijayapura, Bagalkot and Dharwad districts in the second.
The Gandhi scion will be visiting the state again on March 24 and 25.
He is scheduled to tour Mysuru, Mandya and Chamarajanagara districts, and is expected to address a mega rally at Maharaja ground in Mysuru on March 25 evening, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had said.
On day one of his tour on Tuesday, the Congress chief had said that the policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi were “not inclusive” as he ignored farmers but waived off loans of big industrialists.
During the day, Gandhi had interacted with the fishermen community in Udupi and also visited temples and churches in the coastal region.