Sonia Gandhi elected Congress President
Sonia Gandhi is all set to be re-elected unanimously as the Congress president for the fourth consecutive term as her’s was the only nomination and a formal announcement about it will be made on Friday.
The first group that proposed her name for the president’s post in the party was led by Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh. The other groups comprising Cabinet ministers and Congress working committee members was led by the Union finance minister, Pranab Mukherjee.
Thursday was the last day of filing nominations. 55 five sets of nominations were filed on behalf of 63-year-old Sonia Gandhi. She will now become the longest serving Congress president.