Kannur, Mar 14 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met the family of slain Youth Congress leader Shuhaib at Kannur International Airport.
Shuhaib was hacked to death by assailants allegedly by CPI(M) workers in February last year. Mr Gandhi spoke with Shuhaib's father and other family members for about 20 minutes and showed affection to the children of Shuhaib's sister by holding them on his lap.
Earlier, a warm reception was accorded to Mr Gandhi at the Airport by KPCC Working President K Sudhakaran, DCC president Satheeshan Pacheni and other leaders.
He was accompanied by KPCC President Mulappally Ramachandran, AICC leaders K C Venugopal, and Mukul Wasnik, Oppostion Leader in Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala and former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. (UNI)