Rahul Gandhi to be in Ambedkar’s birthplace Mhow today, will interact with Dalit leaders, activists

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi is Continuing his campaign of reaching out to less privileged sections, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will be visiting Mhow on Tuesday, the birthplace of Dr B R Ambedkar around whose work and ideology struggles of the suppressed classes are centred.

The visit is a prelude to the Congress’ plans to celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of the Dalit icon next year in a grand way and come closer to the community, which was once its vote bank.

According to the All India Congress Committee, Rahul is expected to reach Indore at 12 noon and garland the statue of the architect of the Indian Constitution at Mhow, around 25 km from Indore, around 1 pm.

He will address a public meeting in the afternoon and interact with Dalit leaders and activists in the evening before returning to Delhi, an AICC statement said.

He will speak on Ambedkar’s thought at a seminar and interact with intellectuals and activists of Dalit and tribal community.

(With PTI inputs)

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