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Sharad Pawar, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Sharad Yadav at Bharat Bandh
NCP Chief Sharad Pawar, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Sharad Yadav at bandh protest against fuel price hike. Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday reached Rajghat to participate in the nationwide shutdown protest or 'Bharat Bandh' called by the party against rising fuel prices.
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Congress president and opposition parties' leaders are marching towards Delhi's Ramlila Maidan from Rajghat
This was Gandhi's first public appearance since he returned from Kailash Mansarovar yatra. He had embarked on the yatra on August 31.
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Rahul Gandhi and opposition parties' leaders are marching towards Delhi's Ramlila Maidan from Rajghat
He paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at his memorial before joining other opposition leaders including Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ashok Gehlot in the protest.
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Rahul Gandhi leads opposition's Bharat Bandh over rise in fuel prices and depreciation of the rupee.
The protest has been called by Congress and Left parties against the spiralling cost of petrol and diesel which have reached record levels. It is being supported by several opposition parties.