Problems Arise for Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’ as Police Get Involved

Problems Arise for 'Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra' as Police Get Involved

In a recent incident in Jorhat, Assam, an FIR has been filed against the ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’ and its chief organizer, KB Byju. The march, permitted to follow a specific route, allegedly deviated in the town, leading to chaos and a stampede-like situation. The FIR, registered at Jorhat Sadar Police Station, accuses the Yatra of not adhering to the district administration’s norms and violating road safety regulations.

Opposition Leader Claims Political Interference in FIR

Leader of the Opposition, Debabrata Saikia, dismissed the FIR as a tactic to hinder the Yatra’s progress. He explained that the detour was taken due to a lack of police at the traffic diversion point and the assigned route being too small for the large gathering. Saikia suggested that the FIR was an attempt by Himanta Biswa Sarma to disrupt the Yatra’s success on its first day in Assam.

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Chaos Erupts as Yatra Takes Unexpected Turn in Jorhat

The ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra,’ led by a Congress MP, began its journey in Manipur on January 14 and is set to conclude in Mumbai on March 20. Despite the controversy, the Assam leg of the march is scheduled to continue until January 25, covering 833 km across 17 districts.

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This incident has ignited debates about the Yatra’s impact and its potential political implications, with accusations of deliberate interference. As the Yatra progresses, it remains to be seen how this controversy will unfold and if it will impact the Yatra’s objectives.