Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Monday said that Rahul Gandhi is the darling of the Congress party. He said, “Rahul Gandhi has been the darling of Congress. He would carry forward the great traditions of the party by becoming the President of Congress. This is will add yet another chapter in his quest of serving the people for the party.”
Congress MP Anand Sharma, terming Rahul Gandhi’s elevation as the party president as a ‘historic day for the party’ said, “It’s is a historic day for Congress. It’s a big day today as Rahul Gandhi is taking this responsibility at a time when there is huge challenge before the party. The Congress party will always stand by him to support him in his success.”
Rahul filed his nomination papers for the party’s presidential post at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters in Delhi. Rahul, who’s speculated to be running for the post unopposed, is set to fit in his mother Sonia Gandhi’s shoes.