Rahul Gandhi kick-started Gujarat campaign with prayers

New Delhi, Sep 25: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi kick-started a three-day campaign in Gujarat's Saurashtra region after offering prayers at a Krishna temple in Dwarka. Rahul Gandhi visited Dwarkadhish Temple in Dwarka and offered prayers.

Senior Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil had informed on Sunday that Rahul Gandhi would visit the Lord Krishna temple after he lands at the Mithapur airstrip in the Devbhumi Dwarka district on Monday morning,

After offering prayers at the temple, Gandhi will now hit the road for a tour of the Saurashtra region as part of the party's election campaign in Gujarat.

After a road show in Dwarka town, Gandhi will make brief halts where he will interact with farmers and traders before addressing a rally in the afternoon.

The party vice president will then proceed for Jamnagar town where he will make a night halt. On September 26, he will cover towns such as Dhrol and Tankara by road before reaching Rajkot, Gohil said.

He will interact with traders and industrialists after reaching Rajkot in the afternoon.

After covering Saurashtra, Gandhi will campaign in north, central and south Gujarat at later dates as part of the party's poll campaign ahead of the assembly elections slated to be held later this year, party sources said.

News24Bureau with Agencies