Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Thursday urged cadres of the Youth Congress to reach out to villages and strengthen the party at the grassroots level so that the Congress can come to power in Tamil Nadu at a future date. Gandhi, on a two-day Tamil Nadu tour, met officials of the state Youth Congress at Tirunelvelli and Tirupur.
On Thursday morning, he reached Tirunelvelli from Madurai where he had spent the previous night.
Addressing the youth wing officials at Tirunelvelli, he urged them to focus their energies at the panchayat level so that the party can grow in strength.
He said the partyâ€™s youth wing cadres should meet the rural people and take remedial measures to alleviate their sufferings and ask them to follow only the Congress partyâ€™s ideals and policies and not of any other party.
Gandhi later reached Tirupur and met the Youth Congress officials there.