Commencing his two day visit to the poll bound Madhya Pradesh, the Congress president Rahul Gandhi on began with offering of prayers at the iconic Kamtanath Temple in Chitrakoot.
The town of Chitrakoot, it need be mentioned, holds religious significance for being closely associated with Lord Rama.
His two-day trip forms the second-leg of his visit to MP where Assembly elections are slated to be held later this year.
Rahul Gandhi was also accompanied by Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia.
Following this, Gandhi also addressed a rally in Chitrakoot where he lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over several issues.
The Congress has been on the offensive on the Rafale deal and state’s agrarian crisis.
The Congress president said that the PM had broken the “trust of the nation” in order to give benefits to his “friend”.
The Modi government says it offers jobs to 450 youths of India only in 24 hours, while in China 50,000 get jobs.
Gandhi reached Chitrakoot from Allahabad via a helicopter to commence his tour of Rewa and Satna districts.>