The former chief minister Harish Rawat has accused the State government for being non serious on the sensitive Ankita Bhandari murder case. Rawat attacked the union and the State governments for failure to provide employment, control inflation and price rise on the second day of his Bharat Jodo, Haridwar Zindabad Yatra on Wednesday. The Yatra commenced from Uddalheri village in Manglaur assembly constituency on Tuesday. It took a night halt at Nasirpur on Tuesday. The Yatra reached Landora on Wednesday.
Bhagwanpur MLA Mamta Rakesh, Jhabreda MLA Virendra Jati, former MLA Qazi Nizamuddin, Congress Kisan unit State President Sushil Chaudhary, Rishipal Balyan, Sushil Parmar, Aditya Rana and others accompanied the former CM in his Yatra on Wednesday. Interestingly the Piran Kalier MLA Furkan Ahmed who was conspicuous by absence from the Yatra on the first two days, said that he would join it on Thursday. The Yatra would end on November 25.