Finance Minister P Chidambaram has asked the Congress high command to field young candidates of 35 years in upcoming General elections. Speaking on the political and economic resolution moved in AICC meeting Chidambaram made this statement. “68 percent of country's population are aged below 35 years and we need to field 272 young candidates to empower India,” said Chidambaram. He also raised the slogan “Young India, Empowered India.”
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has praised Rahul Gandhi's credentials and said he has all the abilities to lead the country. “Any win for Congress in 2014 elections would definitely go Rahul's credits and I'm confident that Congress win the battle of 2014 elections,” added Manmohan Singh.