Ernakulam : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi are set to address public meetings in Kerala this weekend.
It is the first public meeting down south after his spectacular victory for the PM and for Rahul Gandhi, it is his first major public appearance after the debacle in the Lok Sabha elections.
The PM is reaching Kochi on Friday evening and he will stay overnight at the port city. Next day morning (Saturday), he will offer prayers at Sree Krishna Temple in Guruvayoor and later meet and address party functionaries in the temple town,” said BJP state president PS Sreedharan Pillai. He will also inaugurate the permanent helipad in Guruvayoor.
Rahul Gandhi is reaching Kozhikode on Friday morning and he is expected to spend two days in Wayanad, which gifted him a record victory.
The Congress president is holding six roadshows in Malappuram and Wayanad districts. He is also likely to meet the family of a farmer who committed suicide recently,” said Wayanad District Congress Committee (DCC) president.
Rahul lost his traditional seat Amethi (Uttar Pradesh) to Union women and child welfare minister Smriti Irani by over 55,000 votes, he notched an emphatic win in his second seat by a margin of over 4.30 lakh votes.