The march will be covered in around 150 days and move through as many as 12 states, 6 of which are ruled by BJP.
It will move in two batches – from 7 am to 10:30 am and from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
While the morning session will include fewer participants, the evening session will see mass mobilisation. The participants plan to walk around 22 to 23 km daily. On Day 1, they walked about 20 kilometers.
After reaching Kerala on September 11, the Yatra will traverse through the state for the next 19 days, reaching Karnataka on October 1. It will be in Karnataka for 21 days before moving north.
It will pass through Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Nilambur, Mysuru, Bellary, Raichur, Vikarabad, Nanded, Jalgaon, Indore, Kota, Dausa, Alwar, Bulandshahr, Delhi, Ambala, Pathankot, Jammu, and end in Srinagar.
The Bharat Jodo Yatra is being billed as Congress’s biggest mass contact programme since Independence and a “turning point” in India’s political history.
Read more about the yatra here