Congress to hold mass protest rally against price rice, GST, unemployment today

The Congress will put up a big show of strength at Delhi’s Ramlila maidan on Sunday (September 4, 2022) and launch an all-out attack on the BJP government over price rise, unemployment and the GST hike on essential items. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and a host of party leaders would address the “Mehngai par halla bol” rally. Party workers from Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, besides other parts of the country, would participate in it.

Congress leaders held press conferences in 22 cities across the country early this week and gave a “Dilli Chalo” call for its “Mehangai Par Halla Bol rally” at Ramlila Maidan on September 4.

However, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra are currently out of the country for the former’s medical treatment and would not participate in the events.

The development comes ahead of Congress’s 3,500-km “Bharat Jodo Yatra” from Kanyakumari to Kashmir starting September 7. Under “Bharat Jodo Yatra” Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi will walk across the country highlighting the issues of price rice and unemployment and promoting communal harmony.

The “Bharat Jodo Yatra” is the Congress party’s biggest ever mass contact programme, where the party leaders will reach out to the common people at the grassroots level.