Ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and a continuation of the Congress’ ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’, social gathering chief and Lok Sabha MP Rahul Gandhi goes to begin a national ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’ from Manipur to Mumbai on January 14.
This yatra will likely be held in Uttar Pradesh for practically 11 days. Analysts imagine that the go to by Rahul Gandhi can develop into a problem for the BJP-led Union authorities in addition to the Opposition INDIA bloc.
Political analysts say that it’s clear from the route plan of this nationwide yatra that Rahul Gandhi is once more specializing in the politics of Uttar Pradesh and is more likely to return to Amethi to work together with the folks there.
During this yatra, all of the INDIA bloc events together with the ruling BJP will preserve a detailed watch on what will likely be Rahul Gandhi’s political agenda among the many folks relating to the politics of North and South India and to what extent he is ready to take alongside the allies of the INDIA bloc throughout the yatra.
Apart from this, amid the consecration ceremony of the Ram temple in Ayodhya on January 22, the Congress chief may even must make clear his stand on Sanatan Dharma. At the identical time, the Congress must make clear its stand with the DMK in Tamil Nadu which has launched scathing assaults on Sanatan Dharma.
The route map of the ‘Bharat Jodo Nyaya Yatra’ has already been ready. Focusing on the politics of Uttar Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi will spend most of his time in probably the most populous state masking 1, 074 km in 11 days. The former Congress president will embark on a tour of 23 Lok Sabha seats throughout 20 districts within the state.
Rahul Gandhi will begin the ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’ from Uttar Pradesh’s Chandauli and subsequently go to Congress strongholds Amethi and Rae Bareli, adopted by Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
In each state the ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’ will move by means of, nevertheless the seat-sharing between the Congress and its INDIA bloc allies will pose an enormous problem.
A senior Congress chief mentioned that Rahul Gandhi’s yatra will move by means of all of the 22 districts in Uttar Pradesh on which the grand previous social gathering is planning to contest the upcoming normal elections. The Congress has already ready a political technique in response to which Rahul Gandhi will take out the ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’ by means of these Assembly constituencies that are extraordinarily essential given the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. The Congress has ready a political technique to take out the yatra from components of japanese Uttar Pradesh, Awadh, Rohilkhand until western Uttar Pradesh and the Brij area.
Of the entire 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, the state Congress desires to contest on the utmost variety of seats. The Congress has fashioned a state committee to persuade its INDIA bloc allies by shortlisting about two dozen seats which it claims as ‘sturdy seats’.
As per Congress sources, the problems relating to seat-sharing in Uttar Pradesh will likely be resolved solely when each the Congress and the Samajwadi Party struggle the elections collectively to defeat the BJP candidate. The Congress should be prepared to offer a bigger variety of Lok Sabha seats to the SP.
Uttar Pradesh Congress Spokesperson Anshu Awasthi says that Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ has had a large political influence in the whole nation. This time, the ‘Bharat Jodo Nyaya Yatra’ will cowl 1, 074 km in 11 days ranging from Varanasi, Agra and attain virtually all of the areas of Uttar Pradesh.
This yatra is anticipated to have a widespread influence on all sections of society in Uttar Pradesh. It can be anticipated from the INDIA bloc allies such because the SP, RLD and different small regional events that they are going to totally assist the Congress-led Nyay yatra.
Political analyst Virendra Singh Rawat says that by means of the ‘Bharat Jodo Nyaya Yatra’, Rahul Gandhi will strive his greatest to revive the political fortunes of the Congress within the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, particularly in Uttar Pradesh.
The Yatra will likely be a problem each for the ruling BJP in addition to the Opposition INDIA bloc because the rift between the SP and the Congress is probably not seen on the bottom, however inside discontent between each the events can’t be negated.
After dropping the Assembly elections within the three Hindi heartland states of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh in December 2023, the Congress will likely be beneath excessive stress from the regional events to pose a formidable political problem to the BJP.
SP National President Akhilesh Yadav has already began preparations for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls for which he has finalised many social gathering candidates for a number of Lok Sabha seats. Since the ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’ is totally political, all of the INDIA bloc events will preserve a hawk’s eye on the statements given by varied Congress leaders who’re a part of this yatra in addition to what would be the future position of the Congress relating to the alliance with the SP in Uttar Pradesh.
Rawat says that the BJP is attempting to vitiate the political ambiance in Ayodhya with the development of the Ram temple. After the ‘Pran Pratishtha’ (consecration) ceremony of the Ram temple on January 22, devotees from all around the nation will begin coming to the sacred temple city.
Due to the development of the Ram temple, an environment of mobilisation of Hindu votes in favour of the BJP appears to have been created in North India. In such a scenario, Rahul Gandhi could have a much bigger problem to cease the resurgence of Hindutva being created with the assistance of the Ram temple.
Political analyst Ratanmani Lal says that the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ had an influence solely within the districts by means of which the yatra handed. It didn’t have a lot political influence in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. However, the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ struck a chord with the folks in Karnataka on account of which the Congress was capable of type the federal government there.
Unless an enormous yatra is launched by a political outfit with a broader goal, there will likely be no political influence on the folks of the nation.
During the yatra undertaken by Akhilesh Yadav in 2012, the SP had gained widespread assist in the whole state. He introduced a political different on account of which he bought a convincing response from the folks of the state, Lal added.
He mentioned that the Congress shouldn’t be but capable of challenge itself as a political different to the BJP. Due to the inner bickering inside the INDIA bloc, the Congress won’t be able to challenge itself as the principle political opponent to the BJP. For this purpose folks don’t anticipate a lot from the Congress and its influence will likely be very restricted.
“The impact of the ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’ among the people will be decided after the Congress tours one or two districts in Uttar Pradesh. How much involvement do local people have in this? After this yatra concludes, other INDIA bloc parties will decide what future course of action needs to be taken, ” he added.
Lal says that Rahul Gandhi’s statements may even be watched intently by all the opposite INDIA bloc events throughout his tour of Uttar Pradesh.
“One thing is certain that a yatra undertaken by a political outfit alone cannot be the parameter for deciding the results of an election.”
Regarding Rahul Gandhi’s go to to Uttar Pradesh, state BJP spokesperson Anand Dubey mentioned: “the Congress keeps trying to relaunch Rahul Gandhi. But he is not able to succeed. He has set out to reunite an already united country. His first yatra was unsuccessful.”
“Those who have done injustice to the people of the country for the last 70 years are taking out a Nyay Yatra. In the future, the Congress will remain just archaeological material which will be used to teach history, ” Dubey added.