19/01/2023 08:26 AM | Click to read full article
The Bharat Jodo Yatra will conclude in Kashmir, on January 30 after nearly 5 months. He smiled, hugged, talked to the press, and grew a bushy beard – the optics of the whole exercise are difficult to ignore. The Yatra has transformed his image into someone who has something different to offer – a vision centred around harmony, in a country that is being driven by hatred and hostility. During the yatra, Rahul Gandhi has not so subtly created a persona that counters Modi's in several ways.