A person named S Fawaz owns a vegetable shop in Kollam, Kerala. He alleged that during this time Congress workers reached there and forcibly demanded money from him in the name of economic cooperation for Bharat Jora Yatra.
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Currently, Congress’ Bharat Jodh Yatra is going on in Kerala. Former president of the party through southern states Rahul Gandhi Northern states will lead this journey. Incidentally, a crowd of Congress workers-supporters is seen in this yatra. But at the same time allegations are being raised against the Congress. The matter has come to the fore in Kerala itself. A vegetable vendor in Kerala’s Kollam has alleged that Congress workers molested him. India couple travel 2000 was forcefully demanded. Kerala Congress president K Sudhakaran suspended 3 party workers in this regard.
A person named S Fawaz owns a vegetable shop in Kollam, Kerala. He said that he was in the shop as usual. He alleged that during this time Congress workers reached there and forcibly demanded money from him in the name of economic cooperation for Bharat Jora Yatra. He gave 500 rupees. But Congress workers demanded Rs.2000.
Store vegetables thrown away: Shopkeeper
The vegetable seller alleged that Congress workers ransacked his shop when he refused to pay Rs 2000. He said that the weighing machine kept in his shop was broken. Along with that, all the vegetables kept in the shop were also thrown away. He said that Congress workers have also threatened him. Congress’s Kerala unit chief K Sudhakaran has dismissed three workers in the case, saying the ideology of these workers is different from the party’s ideology. He said the party voluntarily takes small donations, not big donations from the corporate sector like others.
Kerala | Congress workers threaten vegetable shop owner for not paying Rs 2000 to ‘Bharat Joro Yatra’ fundraiser in Kollam
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India’s twin journey has progressed
On the other hand, if we talk about Bharat Joro Yatra, it resumed on Friday from Polayathodu in Kerala’s Kollam district after a day’s rest. Leader of the Opposition in the state assembly VD Tatheshan, All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary KC Venugopal, senior Congress leaders Ramesh Chennithala and K Muralidhar, along with Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) leader NK Premchandran Gandhi, went on the padayatra. . Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said that Rahul Gandhi will stay at Slipakara in the district for some time.
Ramesh tweeted that after a day’s rest, India Jora Yatra resumed today at 7.45 am from Kollam. A distance of 13 km will be covered this morning followed by a short halt at Nindaka Beach. In the afternoon, there will be talks with workers associated with the cashew industry, cashew entrepreneurs, trade unions and leaders of RSP and Forward Block. (Also from Input Agency)