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Rahul Gandhi given rousing welcome at Lucknow airport on his way to Amethi

Rahul Gandhi given rousing welcome at Lucknow airport on his way to Amethi

Lucknow, Sep 24 (UNI) Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who landed at the Amausi airport here on his way to Amethi, was given a rousing welcome at the airport here by the state Congress leaders on Monday morning.



Mr Gandhi, who reached here by a regular flight from New Delhi, was greeted by UP Congress president Raj Babbar, along with other senior party leaders.



Later, Mr Gandhi left for Amethi by road under heavy security arrangements.



Meanwhile, Amethi has been decorated with flowers and big hoardings to welcome its local MP on his first visit after returning from Kailash Mansarovar.

A 'bhandara' and a grand welcome have been organised in 'Musafirkhana' in view of his visit after the pilgrimage.



Several hoardings have been put on the highways and other places welcoming Mr Gandhi as a ' Shiv Bhakt.'



'During his stay, the Amethi MP will attend the district vigilance and monitoring committee meeting to review developmental works on Tuesday. Besides, he will also attend several farmers’ chaupals and inspect development works done under MPLAD,' UP Congress MLC and leader of the Upper House Deepak Singh Singh , who is accompanying the party president.



He is also likely to attend ‘prabhat pheri’, an ambitious programme of the party, which would kickstart on Tuesday and culminate on Gandhi Jayanti on October 2.



During 'prabhat pheris', Congressmen will walk through villages chanting ‘Ram Dhun’ (Raghupati Raghav Rajaram....) and spread the message of love and harmony and non-violence as preached by Mahatma Gandhi.



Later, the Congress workers will also take a vow on not allowing anyone to divide the country on caste or communal lines and spread hatred.

Mr Gandhi will inaugurate the office of the Rajiv Gandi Mahila Vikas project at Nigoha village in Bahadurpur area on Monday and later at 1400 hrs, he will inaugurate the mobile power transporters at Jais . He will meet the gram pradhans at Jamo block and will stay at the forest guest house in 'Musafirkhana' in the night.



On September 25, Mr Gandhi will attend the district vigilance and monitoring committee meeting at 1130 hrs and thereafter, will return to Delhi in the afternoon.

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