Published On : Fri, Dec 15th, 2017

Son-set for Sonia Gandhi: My role is to retire, she says as Rahul takes over Congress

New Delhi: With son Rahul Gandhi set to take over the Congress party, mother Sonia is looking to retire from politics.

Speaking to reports outside Parliament in New Delhi, Sonia broke silence over her future in the Grand Old Party, which she has led as president for nearly 20 years.

My role now is to retire, Sonia, who is the Congress’s longest-serving president, said as Parliament met to begin its winter session.

Rahul, who was recently elected Congress president, will formally take over tomorrow with the party organising a grand celebration in the national capital.

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