Srinagar: All India Congress Working President Rahul Gandhi is arriving on a day-long visit to Jammu on Friday to address a joint public rally organized by Pradesh Congress Committee and the National Conference at Doda, report said Thursday.
Rahul will be received by Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Health Minister and Congress candidate from Udhampur parliamentary constituency, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Pradesh Congress Committee president Prof Saif-u-Din Soz at Jammu airport, according to a local news agency KNS.
Rahul’s address is part of the Congress campaigning programme for Azad who is facing a tough competition from Dr Jitendera Singh of BJP and Arshid Malik of PDP. The constituency is scheduled to go for polls on April 17.
Almost all the main leaders and Congress activists in Jammu regions have geared up to mobilize people for the joint public rally in Doda. Rahul will straightway rush to Udhampur wherefrom he will go to Doda. He is scheduled to address a gathering at Doda stadium at 11 am.