In a startling development Indian capital Delhi is abuzz with reports that Congress is keen on projecting Finance minister Chidambaram as its PM candidate in 2014 elections. There were speculations earlier that Rahul Gandhi will lead the party. However Cong decided to look otherway as BJP is projecting Narendra Modi as PM candidate. Party sources felt that it needed experienced person to tackle Modi.
Keeping in view the global economic slowdown , Chidambaram is being seen as the appropriate person for the top job as he has the qualities to tackle the current economic challenges.As in 2014 ,prime minister Manmohan Singh will be well past 80 and Rahul Gandhi is still unprepared for the PM’s post, Chidambaram has got the right credentials to lead the nation.