Citing Sri Sri's comments it seems that the Art of Living famous religious guru was afraid of facing Congress' rahul Gandhi in Amethi. Here it can be mentioned that Amethi is Rahul Gandhi's constituency.
Meanwhile, it also has been reported that Sri Sri decided to skip Amethi as the host of the yatra has been pressurised to cancel his (Sri Sri) plan of visiting Amethi during his anti-corruption yatra.
However, Sri Sri will travel to Jaunpur, Sultanpur, Mirzapur, Amethi, Sonebhadra, Chandauli and Kanpur from Nov 7 – 10. Coincidentally, these districts are predominantly considered Congress strongholds.