“The manner in which Ankita was murdered and evidences related to the incident were destroyed raises many questions. Even the SIT looking into the case does not seem to be doing its job,” he said.
“The various recruitment scams in the assembly where relatives of political heavyweights were given jobs through the back door show the level of corruption in the state,” the PCC president said.
The yatra is Uttarakhand Congress’s small contribution to the Bharat Jodo Yatra being carried out by Rahul Gandhi in 12 states and two union territories, he said.
“As he was not coming to Uttarakhand, he had expected us to stage small yatras like this to create awareness among people,” he said.
Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Uttarakhand Assembly Yashpal Arya, Deputy Leader of Opposition Bhuwan Kapri and PCC spokesman Mathura Dutt Joshi were also with Mahara.