Rahul Gandhi joins Yuva Kerala Yatra to promote non-violence, secularism

The padayatra was kicked off last month at Northern district Kasargode to promote non-violence and secularism.

Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: January 13, 2014 6:35 pm
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday will take part in the ongoing Yuva Kerala yatra led by Youth Congress state president Deen Kuriankose. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday will take part in the ongoing Yuva Kerala yatra led by Youth Congress state president Deen Kuriankose.

Giving a boost to his party ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi took part in ‘Yuva Kerala Yatra’ organised by the Youth Congress on Monday.
Gandhi spent about 10 minutes in the padayatra at Noornad in Alappuzha district and was cheered by party workers who thronged in large numbers.
He waved at those who converged on the sides of roads by standing on a vehicle.
The “Yuva Kerala Yatra” campaign was led by State Youth Congress President Dean Kuriakose, highlighting the themes of secularism and non-violent society.
The yatra was inaugurated by KPCC president and state Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala last month at Kasargod in north Kerala.
Earlier, Gandhi who arrived at Kochi International Airport on his way to join the Yatra dropped in at a Primary Health Centre located between Kochi and Alappuzha.
He joined the oral polio vaccine campaign at the hospital at Thuravoor near Alappuzha and interacted with doctors, paramedics and local people who thronged to meet him.
Gandhi spent about half-an-hour there.
When he arrived, administration of polio drops was in progress and he immediately joined the campaign by giving polio drops to a baby.
The Congress leader also lavished praise on the universal public health care system in Kerala, terming it as “one of the best in the country.”
“Your health care system is reputed in India and outside. What is the secret behind it?,” he was heard asking hospital authorities.
Gandhi also praised the services rendered by nurses from the state not only in different parts of India but also in many foreign countries.
He was received at Nedumbassery airport near Kochi by Union Minister Vayalar Ravi, State Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala and other party leaders.

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    abhi
    Jan 14, 2014 at 8:44 am
    Congress winning 2014 elections?????? Then its better all Indians migrate to other country
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      abhi
      Jan 14, 2014 at 8:43 am
      It is good that he has admitted he will shoulder the burden of responsibility of being PM unlike his father. After demise of Sanjay, Mr Rajiv hi always showed his disinclination to be PM until Mrs hi's ination.
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        abhi
        Jan 14, 2014 at 8:39 am
        The young leader also expressed hope that Congress party will do well in the next General Elections and his party's return to power will hold good for the nation.congres rock
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          Bruce Nelson
          Jan 15, 2014 at 4:10 am
          Enough of this corrupt Nehru dynasty! These privileged people behave as if India is their personal domain. And, many people, politicians or not, lick their boots, worshiping them, devoid of self-worth or dignity. How embarring! We don't need any more of them. It is this mindless mentality that a country of 1.2 billion does not have anybody else capable enough to run this vast country that has brought us to our knees! Really! It is laughable!
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            Bruce Nelson
            Jan 15, 2014 at 4:12 am
            The "young leader"? Rings bells of another such "young leader" in North Korea!
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              monu kumar
              Jan 14, 2014 at 8:39 am
              Congress vice-president Rahul hi on Monday will take part in the ongoing YUVA Kerala YATRA led by Youth Congress state president Deen Kuriankose.I think it is good for us and our nation.
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                DR SUDHA
                Jan 13, 2014 at 1:07 pm
                Yes as usual minority appeasing and fooling the Aam Admi (not AAP.)To promote NON violence and secularism ??? Remember 1984 riots ?? Not secularism BUT pseudo secularism .
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                  prashantsingh
                  Jan 14, 2014 at 8:46 am
                  Congress vice-president Rahul hi on Monday will take part in the ongoing YUVA Kerala YATRA led by Youth Congress state president Deen Kuriankose.I think it is good for us and our nation.
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                    SAMEER
                    Jan 14, 2014 at 8:47 am
                    IT WAS DECIDED, NOW ONLY FORMALITIES IS REMAINED, LET US SEE THE FUTURE OF INDIA BY A YOUNG CANDIDATE OF 42 YEARS, HOW TO ADMINISTRATION THE NATION ? THE BIGGEST QUESTION, WHO NEVER WORK IN ANY DEPT, WILL GOING TO CONTEXT THE PM ELECTION.......NOW IT IS VERY SIMPLE EXAMPLE OF DELHI'S CM..
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                      SAMEER
                      Jan 14, 2014 at 8:48 am
                      The young leader also expressed hope that Congress party will do well in the next General Elections and his party's return to power will hold good for the nation.congres rock
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                        shikhar
                        Jan 14, 2014 at 8:43 am
                        RG is taking part in the rallies related to council the young people to promote the young bharat and also concentrating upon the minorities waving back in india..
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                          Thoma
                          Jan 13, 2014 at 2:06 pm
                          dead horse ????????
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