Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has posted an image of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami in an agricultural field with a sickle in his hand, and praised him for not “forgetting his roots”.
The Vice-President stressing on the need for making agriculture profitable, wrote: “Everyone should focus on making agriculture profitable and sustainable. This is the need of the hour.”
“Pleased to see Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri Edappadi K. Palaniswami working in fields as a farmer, who will never forget his roots. It may be symbolic but it inspires people. Everyone should focus on making agriculture profitable and sustainable. This is the need of the hour, ” Naidu tweeted on Sunday.
Replying to the Twitter post by the Vice President, Palaniswami assured him of focusing more on the development of agriculture and upliftment of the downtrodden.
“I am very much thankful and encouraged by the words of His Excellency Sree @VPSecretariat Ji, Vice President of India. I assure to focus more on the development of agriculture and for the upliftment of the downtrodden,” commented Palaniswami. The post garnered 1.4K Retweets and 6.7K Likes
A user commented: “A grassroots worker in every sense, sir! With his simplicity, hard work and devotion to duty as the CM of one of the best-administered states in our county, he has honestly displayed his commitment to take T.Nadu and India to great heights! We need more people like him to lead us!”
A post read: “This is the tweet of the Day! Thank you, Sir! So proud of our farmers! Y¿Y¿Y¿ @CMOTamilNadu”
A Tweeple remarked: “Sir – Leaders connect with grassroots level people & approachable if tried to reach incorrect forum with right questions – these are the strengths of AIADMK – very few regional parties in this country have it- Congratulations CM & Team.”
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS)