BANGALORE: After the victory in the Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha by-election, the Congress introduced the new programme Congressige Banni - Badalavane Thanni (Join Congress and bring about the change). Speaking to newsmen after felicitating new MP K Jayaprakash Hegde, KPCC president G Parameshwar said the new programme was aimeing at further strengthening the organisation in the state.
He added the new programme will be formally launched at Gollarahatti on the outskirts of the city on April 8. A large number of party workers would participate in it.
Union ministers from the state including External Affairs Minister S M Krishna, AICC General Secretary and the party affairs in-charge Madhusudan Mistry, Corporate Affairs minister Veerappa Moily, Union minister of state for Railways K H Muniyappa and party’s newly elected MP, Jayaprakash Hegde will address the gathering. Parameshwar said the new programme would be launched in all the 224-assembly constituencies across the state in the next five months.
“The programme is designed to galvanise the rank and file of the party from the grass root level and to instill confidence among the party supporters,” he said.