New Delhi [India]Mar 31 (ANI): Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi flew to Bengaluru, Karnataka on Thursday for a two-day state visit ahead of the Karnataka Assembly elections to be held in 2023 .
Speaking to ANI during Gandhi’s visit to the state, top Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said he would meet with senior leaders and seek to strengthen the party for the upcoming polls.
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“He will meet with the top leadership, the front organization, the party executive committee. He will also visit the congress committee office of Karnataka Pradesh,” Kharge said.
Gandhi is expected to visit Sree Siddaganga Math in Tumkur around 4pm today. He is likely to pay homage to Dr. Shri Shivakumara Swami on his Jayanti. The Congress leader is to hold a meeting with the leaders of Bengaluru.
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On Friday, the Congress leader will visit the KPCC office and attend the executive’s meeting with the fronts.
Rahul’s visit comes at a time when the state is debating issues such as the hijab ban, restrictions on non-Hindu traders doing business on temple premises and the halal meat row. (ANI)
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