On the second day of the yatra's Madhya Pradesh leg, Rahul Gandhi started the foot march from Borgaon in Khandwa district.
In her press meet soon after walking out of jail on Saturday evening, Nalini also recalled her meeting with Rajiv's daughter Priyanka Gandhi in March 1998.
Addressing her first ever press conference, Nalini, answering a question, said she told Vadra about whatever she knew on the matter. Asked if Vadra appeared strong or "emotionally cried," Nalini said: "Yes, she was very emotional."
Out of 9,000 Congress delegates who will cast their votes in the October 17 polls to elect the new party president, 502 are from Madhya Pradesh.
Rahul Gandhi was speaking at a public meeting held at Thekkinkaku Maidan as part of his ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’.
Priyanka's grandmother the late Indira Gandhi and mother Sonia Gandhi have earlier contested elections from Karnataka and emerged victorious.
At Udaipur, Congress leaders were united in their demand to appoint Rahul as party president again and supported the move to give stress to organizational matters.
The resolution also sought to create a new post, in the rank of the general secretary, in the AICC to oversee poll preparations.
The party needs a hero. Someone who can skip a meal, get himself punched in the face. And there is none.
He said he has been in the midst of people across the country and they are with him.