Jaipur: Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje’s Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra will be taken out in Bikaner division from September 6, according to the tour’s new schedule released by the party headquarters in Jaipur. The tour will start from Salasar Balaji temple in Churu.
CM Raje will cover a distance of 1084 km in 23 assembly constituencies of Bikaner division on her chariot. She will begin the tour after offering prayers at Salasar Balaji. The tour will move to Hanumangarh and Sriganganagar and conclude in Bikaner on September 11. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in power in 18 out of 22 assembly constituency seats in Bikaner division.
Vasundhara Raje’s tour in Jodhpur division will start on Thursday. The tour will come to an end on September 2 covering a distance of 1285 km in 32 assembly constituencies. During the yatra, 20 public meetings will take place and CM’s Chariot will be welcomed at 51 places.
In 2013 assembly elections, BJP had defeated the Congress in Jodhpur division, winning 30 assembly seats out of 33. The BJP also won all the 4 parliamentary seats in Jodhpur.
The first phase of the Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra was recently completed in Udaipur division. The tour flagged off by BJP national president Amit Shah started from Charbhujanath Temple in Rajsamand district on August 4. The tour was supposed to conclude in Ajmer on September 30. The Yatra was interrupted due to Atal Bihar Vajpayee’s demise.
First published: August 23, 2018