Hyderabad, July 26 : All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived here today for a two-day visit to interact with students and academicians over the Indo-US civil nuclear deal issue and address executive meeting of the state congress.
The 90-minute interaction on "123 Ki Pathshala- a discussion on nuclear agreement" was organised by the state unit of National Students Union of India (NSUI) in Hyderabad.
Only students, academicians and NSUI office-bearers attended the discussion. Even the media was kept out of bounds of all his programmes, citing security reasons, according to Congress sources.
The panelists for the interactive session included Vice-Chancellors of Osmania University Professor Tirupati Rao, environmentalist K. Purushotham Reddy and former director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Dr. Anand.
Gandhi is also scheduled to participate in the concluding session of "Aam Aadmi Ke Sipahi", a five-day training camp for youth Congress workers at Miyapur on the outskirts of the city. The camp will train party workers on social audit of welfare schemes and how to take the message of development to the people.
On Sunday, Rahul Gandhi, will visit Gandhi Bhavan, the state Congress headquarters in Hyderabad, to interact with the members of various cells of the party and frontal organisations and address a meeting of the executive committee.
He will also participate in a tele-conference with district unit presidents and inaugurate a set of computers that link state party office with its district units.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhar Reddy and Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee Chief D. Srinivas were among the party leaders who received him at the Shamshabad International Airport in Hyderabad.