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Rajnath begins second leg of yatra
April 13, 2006 12:37 IST
Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh embarked on the second leg of his five-week Bharat Suraksha Yatra on Thursday, after offering prayers at the Tapovan temple.
Singh resumed the yatra after a two-day gap, during which he visited Meerut, where 36 people died in an accident on
During the second leg of the yatra, Singh will travel through naxal-affected areas of Jharkand, before entering
The yatra began from Bhubaneshwar on April 6 and passed through forest and hilly terrains of Orissa, Chhattisgarh and
Braving hot weather, people in large numbers turned up for his roadside meetings, where he was welcomed in traditional tribal style with dances and beating of drums. Throughout the route, security was very tight and armed commandoes escorted the cavalcade, as it passed through the worst ultra-left affected areas of Jharkand and Bihar.
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