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Sonia Gandhi becomes Interim President of Congress

Vinny | August 11, 2019 01:57 PM

NEW DELHI: After so much uncertainty in CWC (Congress Working Committee), Sonia Gandhi has become interim President of Congress. This decision has been taken after Former President of Congress Rahul Gandhi gave his resignation for the same. 

Rahul Gandhi who took over the leadership in 2017, tendered his resignation as Party Chief on May 25. Since then, many discussions and suggestions under party members took place for the new face.

According to reports, the name was first suggested by Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Sonia Gandhi first refused the proposal but after that, she persuaded to take that responsibility. Earlier she served as Party Chief for 19 years from 1998 to 2017.

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