OBC Bhartiya Gathbandhan extends support to INDIA bloc

The All India Grand Alliance of the Backwards Organisations, known as 'OBC Bhartiya Gathbandhan,' declared its unwavering support for both the Congress Party and the Indian National Developmental Alliance (INDIA).

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A key press conference was held in New Delhi where, Mallikarjun Kharge, Rahul Gandhi, and Rajkumar Saini, shed light on the ongoing development of the INDIA alliance.  The All India Grand Alliance of the Backwards Organisations, known as 'OBC Bhartiya Gathbandhan,' declared its unwavering support for both the Congress Party and the Indian National Developmental Alliance (INDIA).

Led by its chairman and former MP Rajkumar Saini, the alliance leaders convened with Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge and former President Rahul Gandhi to formalize their backing for the INDIA bloc.

Addressing reporters, Saini emphasized the longstanding demand of Backwards organizations for equitable representation in decision-making processes and social justice. He highlighted Rahul Gandhi's advocacy for these causes, prompting their decision to align with the Congress and jointly pursue their objectives.

Expressing gratitude for Saini's support to the Congress Party, Mallikarjun Kharge praised the alliance formed to safeguard the nation's democracy.

In his address, Rahul Gandhi underscored the significance of citizen involvement, citing the imperative for social justice. He advocated for initiatives like caste census and economic surveys to assess the engagement of the majority of the population. 

He said, "Participation is the biggest issue in the country. During the Yatra, we talked about social justice and its next revolutionary step is caste census and economic survey. This will reveal what participation 90% of the country's population has in the country."

Addressing reporters, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge disclosed Saini's decision to unconditionally back the party in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, inspired by Rahul Gandhi's "Bharat Jodo Yatra".

Earlier, Congress General Secretary Deepak Babaria underscored the unanimous decision of the 'grand alliance' leaders to throw their weight behind the Congress party and the INDIA bloc, citing their shared dedication to advancing social justice