Kerala Congress gives rousing welcome to TharoorJune 13th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) A massive crowd of Congress activists turned up at the airport here Saturday to greet Congress MP Shashi Tharoor as he arrived on his first visit to Kerala after assuming charge as minister of state for external affairs.
Tharoor, a former UN undersecretary general, was literally mobbed as he emerged from the airport terminal.
“I have come to say thanks to my voters and I assure them that I will do my best,” Tharoor told reporters.
Tharoor created history last month by becoming the first Congress candidate in the last two decades to win the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat. He bagged nearly 100,000 votes.