Published On : Mon, Dec 11th, 2017

Rahul elected Congress President

Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi: Congress formally announced Rahul Gandhi’s elevation to the post of the party’s president today. He filed his nomination papers for the election to the post of Congress president on 4 December.

Gandhi has emerged the lone candidate in the fray, and decks have been cleared for him to succeed his mother, who has headed the Congress party for 19 consecutive years.

This announcement was made at 3.32 p.m.

He will be formally made President on 16th December.