Bhubaneswar: All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi’s visit to the State was postponed to March 8, informed Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik.
Rahul was scheduled to address two rallies in Bargarh and Jeypore in Koraput district on March 5. In September 2015, Rahul had launched ‘Save Farmers March’ in Bargarh district, the rice bowl of Odisha.
This will be Rahul’s third visit to the State before the ensuing Lok Sabha and Assembly elections.
Rahul had already addressed three rallies between January 24 and February 6 in the State. The AICC chief had addressed a rally at Tomando, on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on January 24 and also two public meeting in Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district and Rourkela on February 6.