Congress leaders march to Rashtrapati Bhavan over intolerance

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Congress leaders on Tuesday assembled near Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in the parliament house complex and marched to Rashtrapati Bhavan to protest against rising intolerance under the BJP-led government.

The Congress leaders carried placards that said the party will fight communalism and no attempt should be made to disrupt the unity of the country.

Congress leader Anand Sharma said there is an atmosphere of intolerance and fear in the country.

Before starting the march, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party vice president Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh paid floral tributes at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi.

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