CHENNAI (TIP): Senior Congress leaders of Tamil Nadu including Pradesh Congress Committee President and former Union Minister EVKS Elangovan felicitated George Abraham, chairman of Indian National Overseas Congress (INOC) in New York at a function held in Satyamurti Bhavan, the headquarters of the party, in Chennai recently.
Elangovan placed a shawl on Abraham as mark of respect before the invited Congress leaders and workers and praised the efforts of Abraham in propagating the ideals of the grand old party in the US.
Elangovan said the INOC not only invites Congress leaders visiting the US to attend events in New York but also actively involves itself in various national and state elections in India. He complimented the team headed by Abraham for their active involvement.
Others who attended include Youth Congress leader Vazhapadi Rama Suganthan, State Congress spokespersons -Tiruchi Veluswamy, Ms. Jothimani, America Narayanan and SM Hidayathulah and Chairman of State SC and ST Wing Selva Perunthagai.
Rama Suganthan recalled the receptions and hospitality arranged by the INOC to visiting senior Congress leaders such as Kumari Anandan, S Thirunavukkarasu and Mani Shankar Aiyar.
Earlier, Abraham addressed a special meeting of the party’s social media team headed by EVKS Ram Elangovan and KT Lakshmikanth and shared some inputs on the role of social media in the American elections.
He advised the members especially youth who are handling the wing to take social media campaign seriously as it could decide the fate of future elections in India with exponential growth of internet connections and use of Facebook and Whats App even in rural areas of India.