Alappuzha: Tony and Sneha, inmates of Santhwanam Residential Special School, were delighted to meet AICC president and UDF candidate in Wayanad Rahul Gandhi and watch him so close. Rahul shook hands with the children when he met them during the poll campaign.
Both Tony and Sneha were excited to meet Rahul Gandhi ever since they happened to know that he is visiting the place for poll campaign. Tony is studying in the vocational trade category and Sneha is a student of lower primary class.
The children first told their wish to meet Rahul to the school-in-charge Sister Linda. She informed DCC president M. Liju who assured to arrange for a chance to meet the national leader of the party. He immediately informed the SPG officials regarding the matter.
Also AICC secretary K. C. Venugopal talked to Rahul Gandhi regarding the same. It was K. C. Venugopal who inaugurated the school when it started functioning.
Rahul Gandhi met the children at the helipad while returning after the programme at Alappuzha municipal stadium. The children were accompanied by Sister Linda while meeting Rahul Gandhi. Both were extremely happy to meet ‘Rahul Uncle’ and bid farewell to him gladly.