Amethi (Uttar Pradesh) [India] October 1 : Amethi District Magistrate Yogesh Kumar on Sunday requested the Congress district president to reschedule the visit of their party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, in view of Muharram and Durga idol immersion.
Gandhi was scheduled to visit Amethi from October 4 to October 6. In a letter to the Congress district president, Kumar said that the majority of police force will be engaged in maintaining law and order in the district till October 5.
This is the first visit to Amethi by Rahul Gandhi since February 19 when he had addressed an election rally in his constituency.
BJP president Amit Shah, along with other senior party leaders and Central Ministers, are schedule to visit Amethi on October 10.