Rahul Gandhi to continue 'temple run' in Karnataka ahead of polls

Rahul Gandhi will also be conducting road shows, and he will interact with farmers and coffee growers in Chikmagalur district in the evening. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 19, 2018, 11.40 AM (IST)

Taking motivation from Gujarat Elections results, Congress president Rahul Gandhi will be on tour for three days in Karnataka, ahead of assembly elections in the state.

During the visit, the newly elected party president of All India Congress Committee Rahul Gandhi will be continuing his temple run in the state after Gujarat.

The Gandhi scion will tour the state between February 10 and 12. 

He will be visiting Sringeri Sharada Math on February 11 and Sri Krishna Math of Udupi February 12. Gandhi will also be conducting road shows and interact with farmers and coffee growers in Chikmagalur district in the evening.

Meanwhile, former chief minister of Karnataka and Congress leader Gundu Rao said that Rahul Gandhi is going to be a "very key" campaigner for the Congress in the state, news agency PTI reported.

Congress leader Anil Shastri said that Gandhi's visit to temples is just a matter of faith and not intended to create a vote bank. 

Sensing religious wave in the country Congres has also adopted campaign with a touch of religion, as Rahul Gandhi has seen visiting Temples during the Gujarat elections as well.

Another Congress leader Digvijay Singh is also on "Narmada Parikrama," visiting all temples along the banks of the river.