The campaign will start with a rally in Mahad in Raigad district, and then a public meeting in Latur, in Marathwada.
Although the congress is in power here for last 3 consecutive terms, this time there seems to be a huge challenge. It will be tough task to get 4th consecutive term.
Congress heavy weights like former chief ministers Prithviraj Chavan, Ashok Chavan, state party chief Manikrao Thakre, and other senior leaders will join Rahul Gandhi in the Campaign.
Apart from being the strong hold of Congress, these regions are historically significant. Raigad was the capital of Chatrapati Shivaji’s Maratha Kingdom.