NCP (Sharad Pawar faction) MLA Rohit Pawar on Tuesday officially launched the 'Yuva Sangharsh Yatra,' a foot march which is scheduled from Pune to Nagpur focused on addressing the challenges confronting Maharashtra's youth.
The Yuva Sangharsh Yatra which commenced today, will culminate in Nagpur during the winter session. This extensive march will traverse 28 talukas and 420 villages across 10 districts, covering a vast geographical expanse, encompassing Pune, Nagar, Beed, Jalna, Parbhani, Hingoli, Washim, Amravati, Yavatmal, and Nagpur.
The official launch of the rally took place from Lal Mahal, Mahatma Phule Wada and along with a tribute to Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj at Tulapur. The yatra also intends to incorporate Diwali celebrations into its schedule.
Recently, Pawar unveiled the digital platform during a press conference in Pune, which will serve as a hub for information dissemination and registration for the padayatra, streamlining the sign-up process for interested participants.
Wide range of topics will be addressed through rally
Throughout this yatra, a wide range of topics will be addressed, including government exam paper leaks, corruption, pending teacher vacancies, the establishment of a youth commission, special programs to support innovative young farmers, interest waivers on education loans for unemployed youth of more than two years, district-wise hostels for working women, empowerment initiatives for organisations like Sarathi, BARTI, and Mahajyoti Institutions, discontinuation of the school adoption scheme, reskilling efforts, plans for a separate policy to attract IT companies to tier-two cities, the establishment of industrial units at the taluka level, student hostels in every district, and opportunities for youth in sports, among other significant issues.
Additionally, the yatra was to call for the state government to revoke the government resolution (GR) on contractual recruitment in its departments, which has now stands revoked. Pawar will engage in dialogues with youth along the route, document their demands, and present them during the winter session of the state assembly in Nagpur.