Rahul Gandhi first Nehru-Gandhi family member to visit Ayodhya after Babri demolition in 1992

rahul-in-hanumangarhiCongress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday arrived in Ayodhya marking the first visit by a Gandhi family member since the demolition of Babri Masjid in 1992.
Rahul Gandhi will today visit Hanuman Garhi temple in Ayodhya as part of his Kisan yatra in the run up to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.
Rahul Gandhi first Nehru-Gandhi family member to visit Ayodhya after Babri demolition in 1992
Rahul’s Ayodhya visit has revived the legacy of his father and ex-PM Rajiv Gandhi.
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Rahul Gandhi is the first member of his Gandhi-Nehru family to visit Ayodhya since the demolition of 16th century Babri Masjid.
rmer Prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, during his ‘Sadbhavna Yatra’ in 1990, was scheduled to visit Hanuman Garhi temple, a little over a kilometre away from the disputed site, but could not make it site due to his busy schedule.

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Rahul Gandhi in a way will start from the place where his father left 26 years ago, said a Congress leader.

Rahul Gandhi meets Mahant Gyan Das, the chief priest of Hanuman Garhi temple in Ayodhya
Also, to balance his visit to the temple, the Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi will also visit Kichaucha Sharif Dargah in neighbouring Ambedkar Nagar district on the same day.
The congress leader further said that though Sonia Gandhi had Faizabad many times, but she did not go to Ayodhya after the demolition of the Babri Masjid in 1992.
Rahul Gandhi will today visit Hanuman Garhi temple in Ayodhya as part of his Kisan yatra in the run up to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.
Indira Gandhi had once visited Ayodhya apparently to inaugurate a development project in 1960s.
According to reports, Rahul Gandhi will hold a road show in Faizabad on Friday.