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Chief Minister Raje postpones Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra, leaves for Delhi to visit Vajpayee

August 16, 2018, 4:55 pm

Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra

Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra

Jaipur: Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje reached AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) in Delhi on Thursday to visit former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as he has been on life support for the last two days and his condition remains critical as per a news bulletin released by AIIMS. CM Raje postponed Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra scheduled to start in Sawai Madhopur on Thursday. The new date of the second phase of the Yatra is yet to be decided. BJP state chief Madan Lal Saini announced that the tour has been postponed. The first phase of the Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra was recently completed in Udaipur division. It started from Charbhujanath Temple in Rajsamand district on August 4. The tour was flagged off by BJP national president Amit Shah. The tour was supposed to conclude in Ajmer on September 30. The Yatra is now interrupted due to Atal Bihar Vajpayee’s critical condition. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Union Health Minister J P Nadda, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, CM Vasundhara Raje and many BJP leaders and dignitaries reached AIIMS to check on this health. The schedule of Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra was as following but now it is likely to change.
  •  Udaipur: August 4th – 10th
  •  Bharatpur: August 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th
  •  Jodhpur: August 23rd – 29th
  •  Bikaner: September 2nd – 7th
  •  Kota: September 10th -13th
  •  Jaipur: September 16th -20th
  •  Ajmer: September 23rd, 24th and from Sept 26th- 30th

First published: August 16, 2018
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