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As the game goes on in Rajasthan, Rahul Gandhi plays ball with Kerala kids | Watch

A video of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi playing football on the streets of Kerala during Bharat Jodo Yatra is going viral at a time when a political crisis is brewing in Rajasthan.

Rahul Gandhi was seen playing football on the streets of Kerala during Bharat Jodo Yatra (Photo: Screengrab)

Amid the brewing political crisis in Rajasthan, a video of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi playing football with children in Kerala’s Palakkad is making rounds on social media. RaGa had quite an eventful day in Kerala during the Bharat Jodo Yatra as he was seen enjoying the game with kids on the streets.

A video of the same was posted by the Congress party on its official Twitter handle with the caption, “We have to nurture the future of these kids and for this, every difficulty would be fought.”

In the 40 second video, kids dressed in purple t-shirts and white shorts can be seen playing football on the streets of Palakkad. Rahul Gandhi, while interacting with the children, takes the ball from one of the kids and throws it towards the child and enjoys the sport, garnering huge cheers. Since being shared, the video has accumulated thousands of views and likes.

The Congress’ Bharat Jodo Yatra will cover 3,570 km in 150 days. It started from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu on September 7 and will conclude in Jammu and Kashmir.

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The Yatra, which entered Kerala on the evening of September 10, will go through the state covering 450 km, touching seven districts in 19 days before entering Karnataka on October 1.

Meanwhile, Rajasthan Congress plunged into crisis again after more than 80 MLAs close to CM Ashok Gehlot’s camp tendered their resignations to Assembly speaker CP Joshi on Sunday night. The MLAs are opposing the appointment of a new Rajasthan CM from those who rebelled against the Gehlot government in July 2020.

Several photos and videos from the yatra have surfaced on social media. While in some, Rahul Gandhi was seen greeting people waiting on both sides of the road, enjoying tea from a hotel, clicking pictures with kids and interacting with women.

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