New Delhi, Sep 6, News24 Bureau: Congress President Rahul Gandhi is on a pilgrimage and is making it a point to tweet all developments related to his Kailash Mansarovar Yatra from time to time.His latest tweet says that he is on the shoulders of giants. Rahul Gandhi @RahulGandhi tweets on his pilgrimage on the Kailash Mansarovar yatra. "It is so humbling to be walking in the shadow of this giant."
Earlier the Congress president tweeted his picture from Kailash Mansarovar with a message: "The waters of lake Mansarovar are so gentle, tranquil and calm. They give everything and lose nothing. Anyone can drink from them. There is no hatred here. This is why we worship these waters in India."On August 31, Rahul left Delhi to undertake the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. This Yatra was a part of his vow that he had made to Lord Shiva when he escaped miraculously in April after a mid-air accident was averted while he was flying to Karnataka for campaigning in assembly polls.The pilgrimage will take about 12 days, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said adding that the Yatra was aimed at seeking the blessing of Lord Shiva for prosperity and success of the country and its people.The route map is not disclosed due to security reasons.Gandhi took to Twitter to put out a Sanskrit 'shloka' from the Upanishads and tweeted a picture of Mount Kailash along with it."Shiv bhakt Congress president Rahul Gandhi has left for undertaking the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, where he will take the 'parikrama' of Mount Kailash, the abode of Lord Shiva, and of Mansarovar lake. The yatra will take around 12 to 15 days, but the exact route cannot be disclosed due to security reasons," Surjewala said.The BJP was quick to react alleging the Congress chief wanted Chinese ambassador to give him a ceremonial send-off and accused him of holding a brief for China everywhere like a "Chinese spokesperson".