Chennai, Jan 19: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami working in fields as a farmer would never forget his roots and inspire the people of the State.
Mr Naidu tweeted '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 hour', he added, after visiting the Central Institute of Classical Tamil Research here this evening and also the International Institute of Tamil Studies.
On his arrival at the airport, Mr Naidu was received by Ministers D Jayakumar, K Pandiarajan and P Benjamin.
Mr Naidu also said 'On this day, let's also thank the thousands of Pulse Polio workers who toiled tirelessly for years to make India a polio-free nation. Let's pledge to ensure no child's life will be crippled by polio again'. (UNI)