Rahul to attend Congress’ Delhi state convention: Maken

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will attend the party’s state convention here on February 22 as part of the preparations for the municipal polls slated for later this year, state unit chief Ajay Maken said on Wednesday.

“Rahulji has agreed to attend the state convention and party’s public meeting on February 22, at the Ramlila ground,” Maken told reporters after meeting Gandhi at his residence.

The hour-long meeting was also attended by senior party leader P.C.Chacko, 14 district Congress chiefs and the three Leaders of the Opposition in the Municipal Corporations of Delhi.

“The DCC presidents had a very fruitful meeting with Rahulji. The meeting boosted our morale. A perfect beginning for municipal polls,” Maken said.

According to the party officials, the district presidents apprised Gandhi about all their activities in their districts and blocks, like demonstrations, dharnas, public meetings and other party programmes.