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BJP to begin Parivartan Rath Yatra from Jhasi today

Updated: Nov 06, 2016 08:57 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 6 (ANI): In Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will initiate the Parivartan Rath Yatra from Bundelkhand today, where party president Amit Shah, who flagged off the first Parivartan Rath from Saharanpur yesterday, will flag off the second Rath Yatra from Jhansi.

This Yatra will pass through entire Bundelkhand before entering Kannauj, Mainpuri, Jaswant Nagar, Badaun and Firozabad all strongholds of leaders of ruling SP's first family.

Two more Parivartan Rath Yatras will be taken out, one from Sonbhadra and another from Ballia on 8th and 9th November respectively.

Before flagging off the Rath Yatra, Amit Shah will visit famous Pitambara Devi Temple of Datiya near Jhansi and the bus to be used as Rath will also be taken to the temple for an auspicious beginning.

These Parivartan Rath Yatras will criss-cross all the 403 assembly constituencies in next fifty days before culminating at Lucknow on December 24 where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a mega rally.

Union minister and Jhansi MP Uma Bharti, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and several other prominent leaders of BJP will be present in Jhansi to kick-start the Rath Yatra with Amit Shah today.

Meanwhile, the whole town of Jhansi has been painted saffron with hoardings, banners and BJP flags on every nook and corner of the city. (ANI)