Shashi Tharoor, the candidate for the Congress presidential nomination, will begin his trip to Gujarat by paying respects to Mahatma Gandhi at the Sabarmati Ashram.
Ahmedabad Shashi Tharoor, who is running for president as a candidate for the Congress party, will campaign in Gujarat on Wednesday.
Veteran politician Mallikarjun Kharge is competing alongside Mr. Tharoor for the position of party president, which will be chosen on October 17. October 19 will mark the announcement of the outcome.
At the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad this afternoon, Mr. Tharoor will pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi to kick off his tour to Gujarat.
Following that, he will engage in media and congressional delegate interactions in accordance with the party’s agreed schedule.
Last week, Mr. Kharge campaigned in Gujarat for the Congress presidential race. Before meeting with people from the party, he also paid Mahatma Gandhi a floral tribute at the Sabarmati Ashram.