Rahul Gandhi visits poll bound Meghalaya; has this schedule ahead of him
In poll bound Meghalaya, the Congress president Rahul Gandhi is all set to kick off the election campaign with a musical festival showcasing the cultural diversity of state.
Gandhi will also be meeting with religious heads and chiefs of traditional institutions in a bid to garner support for the party.
It need be mentioned that election to the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly will be held on February 27.
Congress said in its Twitter handle announced, “Congress President Rahul Gandhi to kick off the election campaign in a way truly unique to Meghalaya, with a musical festival showcasing the cultural diversity of Meghalaya.”
Gandhi after arriving in Shillong on Tuesday on a two-day visit will go to Jowai to meet party workers. On return to the state capital he will attend the peace music festival as the chief guest, as per senior party leaders.
The Congress president will be campaigning in all the Khasi Jaintia and Garo Hills region in the state ahead of the elections, it was informed.
According to Census 2011, Christians constitute nearly 75 per cent of the population in this tribal state. The Hindus and Muslims constitute about 11 per cent and 4.5 per cent respectively while the other religions constitute over 8 per cent.>