A joint opposition raised the Hindenburg report in both the Houses of Parliament demanding a discussion on the issue.
Leader of Opposition V D Satheesan said the government was looting the people with the proposed cess on petrol, diesel and liquor.
The yatra has thoroughly and comprehensively dismantled the distorted perception of Rahul Gandhi that had been deliberately stitched together by the current ruling dispensation and their social media minions.
The Congress leader, however, avoided a question on whether his party would be part of an Opposition alliance in the union territory.
The son of former Defence Minister AK Antony, who recently left his posts in the party over the BBC documentary screening, has revived 'some past shenanigans' of the broadcaster.
The security for the 10-minute event was at its peak as all roads in a 1-km radius leading to the chowk were sealed off from Saturday night and no vehicular movement was allowed.
Rahul Gandhi fearlessly counters the hate campaign unleashed by the Sangh and walks through the country with the message of compassion, love and unity.
Sarin replaces Anil Antony, who quit all his posts in the Congress after facing flak from his party for tweeting against screening the controversial BBC documentary 'India - The Modi Question'.
The Centre last week directed blocking of multiple YouTube videos and Twitter posts sharing links to the documentary.
Currently, Congress finds itself in a tottering situation where there are many to ignite matters out of context but none to find a remedy.