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Sonia Gandhi elected as chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party

Her name was proposed by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

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Sonia Gandhi has been elected the chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party on Saturday. Her name was proposed by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. As reported by PTI, Gandhi said, “Your vote to the Congress party is a vote for safeguarding our Constitution, a vote for economic and social progress, a vote for liberty, and for social justice.”

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She said that the party will support the government’s reform measures, but oppose its “divisive and regressive actions”.

After Sonia Gandhi’s name was chosen, her son Rahul took to his Twitter handle to congratulate his mother. He tweeted, “Congratulations to Smt Sonia Gandhi on being elected Leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party. Under her leadership, the Congress will prove to be a strong & effective opposition party, that will fight to defend the Constitution of India.”

Sonia Gandhi is also the chairperson of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance. This year in the Lok Sabha Elections, she won Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli constituency by defeating BJP candidate Dinesh Pratap Singh by a margin of 1,67,178 votes. BJP won 303 out of 542 seats and came in power for the second term.

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