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Hailing Dravid's role as the head coach of the team, the Prime Minister said the former inspired honesty and unselfishness.
"Our U-19 cricket team won the World Cup yesterday.
The colts, on Saturday, crushed Australia by eight wickets to lift their overall fourth ICC U-19 World Cup, at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.
Both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have kickstarted their election rallies in the state, which is heading for legislative assembly elections in April-May this year.