The BJP leader, who was associated with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) since its formation and even served as a minister in the Delhi government, has been on a tour of a few states since March-end. On March 31, he spoke in the city of Jabalpur about supporting The Kashmir Files. He is scheduled to be in Ahmedabad on Monday and Tuesday to have an “open dialogue on Ram Navami, Hindu Jan Jagran and Love Jihad”. He also plans to visit Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Jamshedpur.
Interestingly, in 2007, Rahul himself had called the Congresss alliance with the BSP in 1996 a mistake, promising that it would not be repeated. The alliance was a sell-out, he had said. There would be future alliances with other regional parties, but not as the one we had in 1996.” In 2013, Rahul had accused Mayawati of not letting other Dalit leaders grow.
The complainant in the case is Dinesh Patel, sarpanch of Shakarpur village, who claimed that a mob of around 200 persons threw stones at the rally. In another FIR, police have booked four named and 1,000 unknown persons who were part of the yatra. The complainant in the second FIR is Razzak Malek, also a resident of Shakarpur, and the accused have been booked under similar sections.
The daily positivity rate was recorded as 0.25 per cent and the weekly positivity rate as 0.24 per cent, according to the ministry.