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RAHUL GANDHI ELECTED PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS UNANIMOUSLY, MODI, AMRINDER, SHARD PAWAR, BAJWA CONGRATULATES

December 11, 2017 05:46 PM

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Mr. Rahul Gandhi, Vice Preisident of All India Congress Committee on Monday elected President of AICC unanimously. He was congratulated by various party leaders. The Congress workers fired crackeres before Congress Bhawan and distributed sweats to each other.

Congress Election Committee chief, said , "I hereby declare Shri Rahul Gandhi elected as the president of the Indian National Congress," senior party leader Mullappally Ramachandran said at a press conference in New Delhi.While making the announcement, Ramachandran, who is also the All India Congress Commitee's returning officer for the election, added that all 89 nominations proposals were found to be valid, and Rahul had been elevated to the top post since he was the only candidate in the fray

workers in Amethi in cheerful mode
  Meanwhile Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has extended his heartiest congratulations and warmest wishes to the new Congress president, Rahul Gandhi, saying his elevation would trigger the next phase of the party’s growth.

In a statement, the Chief Minister said under the able and dynamic leadership of Rahul, he expected the Congress to not only undergo a massive revival but also embark on its next growth trajectory.

Rahul’s charisma and appeal, combined with his intellect and inquisitive nature, were just the recipe needed by the Congress to embrace success across the country, said Captain Amarinder, adding that with Rahul’s elevation, the party had received a fresh boost. The infusion of young blood will lead to the re-emergence of the Congress as India’s leading political party, and the only one which could help protects its secular and democratic fabric, he added.

PM Narendra Modi in his tweet congratulation Rahul Gandhi said, I congratulate Rahul Ji on his election as Congress President. My best wishes for a fruitful tenure.Mr. Partap Singh Bajwa, Rajaya Sabha MP also congratulated Rahul Gandhi on elevation as President of AICC. Salman Anees tweeted, as we celebrate RG becoming President, I also want to pay a heartfelt tribute to our outgoing President, Mrs. Sonia Gandhi, for her dignified leadership and dedicated service to the country & to @INCIndia. We look forward to your continued guidance. #CongressPresidentRahulGandhi.

The election of Rahul, which was uncontested, caps the growing popularity of the young leader, as seen in recent months, not just within but also outside India. The massive response he has been evoking in Gujarat, where he has campaigned aggressively, endorses the fact that he is the best choice to lead the party in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, said Captain Amarinder.

In fact, said Captain Amarinder, the party would gain immensely by projecting Rahul as the prime ministerial candidate in the next parliamentary polls. His modern outlook, his ability to carry with him party leaders and members across ranks and cadres, his grassroot connect with the people of India would all combine to lead the Congress to victory in the Lok Sabha, said the Chief Minister.

Rahul had, in the past five years, evolved into a leader of the masses and the classes, as was evident in his growing popularity, said Captain Amarinder, adding that India, with its young population, needed a young leader with a forward-looking vision, yet grounded in the current realities.

Mrs. Manvir  Kaur Gill, General Secretary of Haryana Congress, also contratulation Rahul Gandhi on becoming President of AICC. 

Mahila Congress also congratulations to Rahul Gandhi. In twitter Mahlila Congress looks forward to working under leadership of Rahul Gandhi.   

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his tweet congratulation Rahul Gandhi said, I congratulate Rahul Ji on his election as Congress President. My best wishes for a fruitful tenure.

Mr. Partap Singh Bajwa, Rajaya Sabha MP also congratulated Rahul Gandhi on elevation as President of AICC.  

Salman Anees tweeted, as we celebrate RG becoming President, I also want to pay a heartfelt tribute to our outgoing President, Mrs. Sonia Gandhi, for her dignified leadership and dedicated service to the country & to @INCIndia. We look forward to your continued guidance. #CongressPresidentRahulGandhi.

Congress Spokesman Randeep S Surjewala‏ in his tweet said, An aspirational leader, whose most endearing quality is his ‘sincereity’ & ‘sense of purpose’ takes over as new President of Indian National Congress. INC & its workers are ready to take on new challenges, traverse new heights & serve the Nation.

Mr. Sharad Pawar in his tweet, said Congratulations to the President-Elect of @INCIndia Shri Rahul Gandhi.Best wishes to @OfficeOfRG for a successful tenure.

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