Srinagar: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Saturday took a boat ride in Srinagar’s Nigeen Lake before meeting her son and party leader Rahul Gandhi on a personal visit on Saturday.
She was seen sitting and enjoying the boat ride in the lake. This took place during her personal visit as her son Rahul Gandhi arrived in Srinagar on Friday from his week-long Ladakh tour, after addressing a public rally in Kargil earlier in the day.
There are also reports that Priyanka Gandhi might join them soon. Congress leaders described it as a completely personal and family visit.
Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi arrived in Srinagar on August 26 and took a boat ride in Nigeen Lake.
She joined Rahul Gandhi who is on a personal visit to Srinagar, following his week-long tour of Ladakh.
Sonia was welcomed by senior leaders of her party, including Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President Vikar Rasool Wani.
The two Congress leaders are not expected to attend any political meetings during their tour.
The JKPCC chief said that the duo would not engage in any political meetings with any party leaders during their stay.
During his stay in Ladakh, Rahul Gandhi toured all famous places in the region including Pangong Lake, Nubra valley, Khardungla Top, Lamayuru, and Zanskar on his motorcycle before reaching Kargil on Thursday.
He addressed a public meeting in Kargil on Friday before departing to Srinagar.