Published On : Wed, Jun 1st, 2016

Time for baton to be handed over Sonia tells senior Cong leader

sonia rahul gandhiNew Delhi: Sonia Gandhi has said that it’s time for “the baton to be handed over to someone else,” senior Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh told NDTV today in Chandigarh, donating the latest installment to talk that her son, Rahul, will soon be promoted to party president.

After the Congress was exiled in key states in last month’s elections, top Congress leaders said the party must urgently overhaul -“surgery” is how Digvijaya Singh described it – to course correct.

Sonia Gandhi, 69, has been Congress President since April 1998. Rahul Gandhi, 45, is the party’s No. 2.