June 30, Friday : Opposition candidate Meira Kumar began her presidential campaign in Gujarat today, from Sabarmati Ashram.
Kumar spun a Charkha at Sabarmati , the site of Mahatma Gandhi’s ashram.
“My current battle is based on Gandhiji’s principles. I have come here to gain power from these principles and help disseminate the same,” She said.
“I wish from my heart that the most oppressed people of this region progress. This is what Gandhiji wished for, the nation and the world,” Kumar added.
Earlier, after filing her nomination for presidential election, Kumar told media she would start her campaign in Sabarmati, adding ” by going there one gets Shakti (power), so (I) am also going there.”