THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A programme aimed at rejuvenating the Congress party in the state ahead of the local bodies polls has been charted by the KPCC executive meet.
After observing the Gandhi Jayanathi commemoration from October 2-15 with a slew of programmes, KPCC president V M Sudheeran would embark on a ‘Janapaksha Yatra’ from November 4 from Manjeswaram to the state capital, with a twin objectives - taking up social and political issues to the grassroots level and fund collection for the party.
As a precursor to Sudheeran’s vehicle yatra, the Gandhi Jayanthi commemoration would be noted for setting the ground through awareness drive against liquor and drugs, highlighting the challenges faced by secularism and communal amity,need to set up pesticide-free kitchen gardens and garbage manage at source.
Sudheeran told mediapersons that house visits and distribution of pamphlets prepared by KPCC on various social issues and convening of house meets under the aegis of local booth committees would also be taken up. Meeting of booth presidents in every district has also been scheduled , over a period from September 18 to 30.
Mandalam-level padayatras will be held across the state, he said. He said that a collection target of Rs 15,000 each has been set for each booth committee of the Congress, out of which `5,000 each will go the KPCC fund and the balance to lower units up to the booth level.
On the organisational revamp ,which is in a deadlock at present after the booth level elections, Sudheeran said that it will be completed at the earliest.