Okay C Venugopal (Pic credit score: Twitter)
NEW DELHI: Congress has directed its state models to carry “imaginative and charming” occasions to make its nationwide protest in opposition to petrol worth hike successful whereas deciding to just about flip its leaders and employees into visible journalists to offer heft to the on-line leg of the demonstration.
As a part of its offensive in opposition to BJP the place many felt that China was overshadowing the widespread man’s situation of document hike in gasoline costs, Congress determined to carry countrywide dharna in state capitals and districts on Monday whereas they may cowl taluks and blocks through the week.
However what’s attention-grabbing is the eagerness in Congress that its battle cry depart a mark, particularly since corona pandemic restrictions have restricted the celebration’s political presence on the bottom and compelled it to up its on-line sport.
AICC common secretary in-charge of organisation Okay C Venugopal has shot off a letter to state models underlining “it’s extremely desired to carry imaginative and charming occasions like pulling bullock carts, using bicycle and so on”. The thought is that protest shouldn’t be restricted to the routine concept of sitting on dharnas exterior central authorities places of work however ought to appeal to individuals’s consideration.
That the AICC ought to dictate to states concerning the want for off-beat occasions, nevertheless, had many within the celebration amused.