On the 56th day of Bharat Jodo Yatra, actor Pooja Bhatt joined Rahul Gandhi and walked along with the march for a brief period.

Actor Pooja Bhatt on Wednesday joined Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra in Hyderabad on the 56th day of the yatra which is now passing through Telangana.

"Every day a new history is being created... Every day the number of people who love is increasing in the country," the party wrote tweeting photos and videos of Pooja Bhatt joining the yatra

Later, the actor confirmed on her Twitter handle that she walked 10.5km with Bharat Jodo Yatra. Bharat Jodo Yatra is an ongoing mass movement started by the Indian National Congress.

Pooja Bhatt can be see joining the Bharat Jodo Yatra from the front as she shook her hands with Rahul Gandhi. The duo can be seen exchanging a few words as well.

Rahul Gandhi, the leader of the Congress, is orchestrating the movement by mobilising the party cadre and general public into walking by foot.

He walked from Kanyakumari, the southern tip of the peninsula, to the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, spanning 3,570 kilometres over 150 days.