Four Cong workers electrocuted during Bharat Jodo Yatra

Bengaluru: Four Congress workers in Karnataka were hospitalized on Sunday after being electrocuted during Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra in Ballari. The disaster happened when they were tying flags to a pole.

The injured workers were rushed to Ballari Civil Hospital where they are undergoing treatment.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited the injured party workers in the hospital and reviewed their condition.

“I am happy to see that they have not suffered serious injuries and their morale continues to remain high,” Rahul Gandhi wrote on his Facebook page.

AICC General Secretary and Karnataka in-charge of the party Randeep Surjewala said all four are out of danger and the Congress has announced a compensation of Rs one lakh for each of them.

Rahul Gandhi also advised the party workers participating in the Bharat Jodo Yatra to take precautions while performing their duties.

(IANS)

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