Addressing a massive public meeting at Anatapur,the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, said that only her party had deep commitment for the welfare of people, especially the poorer sections of the society. She expressed the hope that people of the state would continue to support the Congress, which had launched several development schemes.
Setting the tone for the Congress campaign for the upcoming polls, Sonia Gandhi said that no other party including the Telugu Desam had genuine commitment and feelings for people. She pointed out that only the Congress gave equal respect to all religions and could ensure peace among various communities.
Sonia Gamdhi praised the Chief Minister, Dr Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy, and the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, for the good work they did.