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People trooped to Emerald Avenue in Pasig City on Sunday, March 20, for the PasigLaban Para sa Tropa Pasig City People’s Rally for presidential candidate Vice President Leni Robredo, running mate Senator Kiko Pangilinan, and their Senate bets.
The organizers said the event is meant to “highlight Pasig City as a city of courageous and patriotic freedom fighters, with the likes of Jovito Salonga and Rene Saguisag having come from this city.”
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In Pasig, hearts pound and the ground rumbles for Robredo’s promise of new hope
MANILA, Philippines – The chants would begin with a single voice, a rallying cry under the sweltering heat that would ripple through an entire avenue of people who stood shoulder to shoulder, swaying their arms in the air. Then the echo would come, the ground rumbling with the roar of over 130,000 people.
“Leni! Leni! Leni!” cried the behemoth wave of pink that descended upon Emerald Avenue in Pasig City on Sunday, March 20.
It is the biggest political rally staged yet for presidential candidate and Vice President Leni Robredo, and her running mate Senator Kiko Pangilinan. Organizers said more than 130,000 “Kakampink” supporters from all over Metro Manila and nearby provinces marched to Pasig that day.
Drone shot of the #PasigLaban Leni-Kiko rally
Here’s a drone shot of the entire stretch of Emerald Avenue, where the #PasigLaban rally of Vice President Leni Robredo was held on Sunday, March 20. The event attracted more than 100,000 ‘Kakampinks,’ beating the record of the Paglaum rally in Bacolod.
Robredo hugs young boy as ‘Rosas’ is sung on-stage
Here’s the moment when Vice President Leni Robredo eagerly hugged a young boy who went up on stage as Nica del Rosario and Gab Pangilinan serenaded the crowd with “Rosas,” a song they made for the Robredo campaign.
Why Robredo for president? Here’s what some ‘Kakampinks’ have to say
Fresh from the #PasigLaban campaign rally on Sunday, March 20, here’s what presidential candidate Leni Robredo’s supporters have to say on why they choose the Vice President for the May elections.
WATCH: Ben&Ben sings hit song ‘Pagtingin’ at Leni-Kiko Pasig rally
WATCH: Ebe Dancel sings iconic ‘Bawat Daan’ at PasigLaban rally
WATCH: “Nag-iisang tiyak sa isang libong duda," sings @ebedancel. For many Kakampinks, this line encapsulates how they see presidential candidate Leni Robredo. Hope springs from the spirit of volunteerism her People’s Campaign has inspired. | @maracepeda pic.twitter.com/JXpgqwozUl— Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) March 20, 2022
LIVESTREAM: PasigLaban People’s Rally for Leni Robredo in Pasig
Watch the livestream of the PasigLaban People’s Rally by clicking the YouTube video below.
NOW: Ben&Ben performance caps off Leni-Kiko rally in Pasig
LOOK: Ben&Ben now performing at the end of the Leni-Kiko rally. In the background, celebrities who showed support to Robredo tonight take selfies with Robredo. | @maracepeda #PHVote #WeDecide— Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) March 20, 2022
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Robredo to non-supporters, undecided voters: ‘Welcome na welcome po kayo rito’
Robredo to those not supporting her yet: Welcome na welcome po kayo dito. Sana makita nila masaya dito. Punong puno ng pag-asa dito. Wala po akong duda na nakakahatak ng pag-asa ang pag-asa. Tiyak na tiyak ko may pag-asa sa puso ng bawat Pipipino. | @maracepeda #PHVote #WeDecide— Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) March 20, 2022