The Bharatiya Janata Party began its Gandhi Sankalp Yatra in all five parliamentary constituencies on Wednesday. In Dehradun, it was inaugurated by chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat while in Haldwani, the BJP State president and Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar MP Ajay Bhatt inaugurated it.
In Dehradun, the chief minister was accompanied by the Tehri MP Mala Rajya Laxmi Shah, parties state general secretary (organisation) Ajey Kumar, general secretary Khajan Das and others. After walking from Behel Chowk to Gandhi Park, the leaders paid tribute to MK Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri after which the CM administered oath to the public to abstain from single use plastic.
In Haldwani, Bhatt started the march from the party office and passed through various localities before concluding at the party office. The march covered about 10 kilometres and was attended by various office bearers and workers of the party.
In Haridwar district, the Union Human Resource Development minister and Haridwar MP Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank began the Sankalp Yatra from the Narsan border and passed through various areas before reaching Landaura via Manglaur. Local public representatives, office bearers and workers of the party were among those who participated in the march. The Almora MP Ajay Tamta started the Sankalp Yatra from Gandhi Chowk in Almora and passed through various localities before concluding at Gandhi Chowk after covering a distance of about five kilometres. The Garhwal MP Tirath Singh Rawat began the Sankalp Yatra from Vidya Mandir in Kotdwar. The BJP MPs also interacted with the public, administering them the pledge to abstain from the use of single-use plastics. They also focused on the need for further enhancing the level of sanitation and growing as many trees as possible.
Thursday, 03 October 2019 | PNS | Dehradun
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