Rahul Gandhi is now my boss, too: Says Sonia Gandhi


New Delhi:

UPA chairperson and former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said that the incumbent party president Rahul Gandhi is now “My boss too“. She told this at the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP).

She asked all the members of Congress to work together to defeat their opposition party BJP in the next elections. Before Rahul Gandhi took the position Sonia Gandhi has been worked as the party president for 19 years.

Addressing the Congress Parliamentary Party she added every leader of the Congress should follow his words as he was the existing president of Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP). She asked all the party members to support Rahul Gandhi and work with him as you did to me to strengthen the party.

Speaking at the CPP Sonia Gandhi said After a long time we have met as a group for this I seek your indulgence. We need your advice and suggestions to revive the party’s fortunes. The progress of the party has already started under Rahul leadership.

She said we have elected Rahul Gandhi as new party president and there is no doubt about that. On your behalf and my own, I wish him all the best she quoted. I know that all of you will work with him with the same dedication, loyalty and enthusiasm as you did with me.”

By the recent by-elections of Gujarat and Rajasthan, we have proved that the winds are coming towards us, Sonia said. I take this opportunity to congratulate all the leaders and workers of the party for the result.

Sonia said she would continue to work as the party’s parliamentary chairperson and will work with the president and with others to defeat the BJP in next elections.

She also attacked d Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government and said this government under the theme game of maximum publicity, minimum government, or put another way, ‘maximum marketing, minimum delivery’.”

The government changes old schemes which are actually introduced by the Congress and it calls new scheme including new health insurance scheme, with the “flourish of a magician she said.

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