Congress clarifies: Sonia Gandhi retiring as party president, not from politics
Congress Party gave an explanation over the stories coming up on Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi retirement. Congress party on Friday said that “Sonia Gandhi is only retiring from Congress president’s post not from politics.”
Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjeval said on Twitter “Sonia Gandhi is retiring only from Congress presidential responsibility. Not from politics, ” he tweeted. Congress party needs Sonia Gandhi’s intelligence and blessings for ever he said in his tweet.
Sonia Gandhi after attending Parliament Winter Session and while going back she talked with media. When asked by a reporter on the occasion, she said, “I will leave politics.” It is known that Rahul Gandhi was the most active in politics for three years. At the same time Rahul Gandhi will take over the reins of the Congress party on Saturday.
Rahul Gandhi on December 11 elected as Congress President, taking over from his mother Sonia Gandhi who had headed the country’s oldest party for 19 long years.
Marking a generational shift, Rahul Gandhi will be the sixth Nehru-Gandhi scion to helm the party, taking over from his mother Sonia Gandhi who steered it through an era during which it was in power from 2004 to 2014.