Mumbai (Maharashtra): NCP chief Sharad Pawar and former Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray will join Bharat Jodo Yatra on November 11, said Maharashtra Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Wednesday.
Chavan further said that NCPs Jayant Patil, Supriya Sule and Jitendra Awhad will join tomorrow.
Chavan said that Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge to join the Yatra tomorrow.
The Bharat Jodo Yatra entered its Maharashtra leg on Monday evening.
Rahul Gandhi will travel through 15 Assembly and 6 parliamentary constituencies in five districts of Maharashtra in 15 days and cover a distance of 382 kms.
The yatra has already covered parts of Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Telangana.
Bharat Jodo Yatra is getting support from various political parties and social organisations across the country and the response is increasing day by day. In Maharashtra too, the NCP and Shiv Sena (Thackeray faction) have agreed to participate in the yatra, adding to its importance.
Notably, all the party MPs, leaders and workers along with Rahul Gandhi are staying in containers. Sleeping beds, toilets and ACs are also installed in some of the containers. The arrangements have been made keeping in view the intense heat and humidity with the change of places.