CANACONA: Canacona Congress block too hoisted the Indian National Flag to Mark the culmination of congress Leader Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra at Srinagar on Monday.
The Congress party newly elected Canacona Congress Block President Abel Borges hoisted the Indian National Flag at his residence at Agonda and along with a few of his close congress supporters, garlanded the portrait of The Father of the Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi at the occasion.
According to Borges, as part of the just concluded nationwide Bharat Jodo Yatra headed by Rahul Gandhi, directives were received to hoist the National Flag by the respective block presidents at their own residences at 10 am on Monday to mark the culmination of the most successful Bharat Jodo Yatra.
The Yatra undertaken under the leadership of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, the first of its kind in the history of Congress and the nation, had commenced on 7th September last year at Kanyakumari, and after covering a distance of 3970 Kms in 12 States, had culminated on Monday at Srinagar.
AICC has decided to mark the culmination of Yatra, with Rahul Gandhi to hoist the National Flag at Pradesh Congress Committee Headquarters of Jammu and Kashmir in Srinagar at 10 am on January 30.”
According to reports, as desired by the Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, all Pradesh Congress Committees, District Congress Committees and Block Congress Committees have also been asked to hold flag hoisting functions at the same time on January 30 at their respective party offices or important sites, in solidarity with the Bharat Jodo Yatra,” he said.
‘since most congress blocks do not have party offices, the block president’s have been asked to hoist the National Flag at their respective residences, as part of the Pan India movement’, informed Borges, further stating the Canacona congress party block will be rebuilt soon with the congress stalwarts from the constituency playing a major role in over-all party activities.