Raipur, Feb 6
MP Rahul Gandhi arrived at Jagdalpur airport today morning via special flight at 10.40 am, where Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel welcomed him.
Commerce and Industry Minister Kawasi Lakhma along with MLAs and other public representatives also accorded enthusiastic welcome to Gandhi. Thereafter, Rahul Gandhi left for Bhavanipatna area of Kalahandi district of Odisha via helicopter, with Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.
Rahul Gandhi was warmly welcomed by MLA Rekh Chand Jain, Mayor Jatin Jaiswal, MLAs namely- Mohan Markam, Deepak Baij, Lakheshwar Baghel, Vikram Mandawi, Ex-Minister Arvind Netam, Ganga Potai, Shankar Sodi, Rajiv Sharma, Phoolodevi Netam and a large number of public representatives.
On the occasion, Director General of Police (DGP) DM Awasthi, DGP IB Sanjay Pillai, Commissioner Dhananjay Dewangan, Inspector General of Police Vivekananda Sinha, SP D Shravan, In-charge Collector Prabhat Malik were also present.