Thiruvananthapuram, Feb. 24 -- Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said he was used to a "different type of politics" in north India and coming to Kerala was "very refreshing" as people are interested in "issues", triggering an attack from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders.

Gandhi, while speaking at the concluding rally of the 'Aishwarya Yatra', led by the leader of Opposition in the Kerala assembly, Ramesh Chennithala, said he learnt a lot from Kerala and understood a bit about the "wisdom of the people" here.

"For the first 15 years, I was a member of Parliament in the north. So I had got used to a different type of politics. And for me, coming to Kerala was very refreshing. Because suddenly I found that people are inter...