BJP''s Rashtriya Ekta Yatra reaches Patna

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Patna, Jan 14 (PTI) BJP''s youth wing sponsored RashtriyaEkta Yatra from Kolkata to Srinagar reached here this evening.

The yatra will reach Lal Chowk at Srinagar on January26 when BJP leaders will unfurl the national flag on theRepublic Day.

The Yatra was received by state Road ConstructionMinister Nandkishore Yadav at Kargil Chowk here.

Bankipore MLA and other leaders of the party were alsopresent.

The yatra aims at containing activities of anti-nationalelements, Yadav said.

National president of BJYM Anurag Thakur is leading theyatra.

Several party leaders would participate in the yatrawhen it would reach Srinagar to unfurl the tricolour.

A makeshift chariot and some motorcycle-borne youths arepart of the yatra.

JD(U) national president Sharad Yadav, who was also inPatna, said the yatra had nothing to do with the NDA.

"It is an independent programme of the BJP and we havenothing to do with it," Yadav said when his reaction wassought to the yatra reaching Patna.

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