Rajahmundry: City Congress president and MLC Kandula Durgesh launched party membership drive in the Municipal Colony here on Tuesday.
MLA R. Suryaprakasha Rao attended the drive as chief guest, while former MLA A.C.Y. Reddy, ward corporator Bheemavarapu Venkateswara Rao and PCC member T.K. Visweswara Reddy participated in the programme.
The MLA said that the Congress was the biggest party in the country and from its inception it had been with poor, backward and downtrodden people. For membership drive, people would come voluntarily.
Mr. Durgesh said the membership drive would be completed by month-end.
Earlier, the Congress leaders paid tributes to freedom fighter Moulana Abdul Kalam Azad at party office.