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Robert Vadra’s Tweet With Photo On ‘Bharat Jodo’ Posters Sparks Questions: “Joining Congress, Yatra?”

Posters tweeted by businessman Robert Vadra, husband of Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

New Delhi:

Businessman Robert Vadra, the husband of Congress Common Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, immediately shared posters of the occasion’s ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ together with his picture on them, resulting in sarcastic feedback from the BJP and a few questions on what his plans are.

“It is fairly amusing that Robert Vadra is becoming a member of the Yatra,” stated BJP’s former union minister Ravishankar Prasad in an interplay with reporters, “Will he declare to talk towards corruption now?”

The tweet by Mr Vadra confirmed posters being put up together with his picture subsequent to these of his spouse and Congress’s most important face Rahul Gandhi, in addition to these of his in-laws, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and former PM Rajiv Gandhi. The posters additionally had pictures of the obvious sponsor, JB Abhijith, recognized as a pacesetter of Congress wing Nationwide College students’ Union of India.

Mr Vadra is accused of being a beneficiary of nepotism and corruption by Congress governments, although he has stated he is attacked unfairly due to his household connections. The Congress has, over time, stored up a stand that Mr Vadra is a “non-public particular person” and the allegations of benefitting him are “political vendetta”.

In that mild, the overtly political posters in Mr Vadra’s tweet — with Congress ballot image ‘hand’ on the highest — are a dialog starter. He has been placing out social media posts supporting the Congress prior to now, however that is being seen as pitch to face subsequent to the Gandhi household on the political stage. 

Unsurprisingly, in replies to his tweet, some Twitter customers requested if he had joined the occasion. He didn’t reply.


On this file picture, Robert Vadra is seen accompanying his spouse, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.  

Comparable questions had been requested earlier than the 2019 elections when posters in his hometown Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, “welcomed” him to contest from there. He had then told NDTV: “It is not OK that as a result of I’m part of this household I ought to simply go and adorn a sure sort of apparel and be part of the encircling and say, ‘Hey, I’m additionally any individual necessary or vital.’ I’ve to earn it. That is what my mom taught me. That when you earn it your self, it’ll last more.”

As for the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ or Unite India March, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi will launch it from Kanyakumari immediately. The three,500-km yatra will probably be lined in almost 150 days.

Rahul Gandhi began his day with a go to to his father Rajiv Gandhi’s memorial in Tamil Nadu’s Sriperumbudur, the place he was killed in a suicide assault by a Sri Lanka-based extremist organisation in 1991.

Mr Gandhi will stroll all the way in which from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, the place the yatra will conclude. He will probably be staying in a delivery container — it has a mattress, bathroom and an air-conditioner. Such containers have been arrange for different ‘Bharat Yatris’ as effectively, who will stroll the complete route together with Mr Gandhi, sources stated.

“I misplaced my father to the politics of hate and division,” he later tweeted, “I can’t lose my beloved nation to it too. Love will conquer hate. Hope will defeat worry. Collectively, we’ll overcome.”

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