Sonia elected Congress president for fourth time
September 3, 2010 09:12 pm
New Delhi, Sep 3 (PTI): Sonia Gandhi today became the Congress President for the record fourth consecutive term with a message to party colleagues that they should not forget the “big responsibility” of working for all sections of society irrespective of whether the party is in power or not.
63-year-old Gandhi was declared re-elected unopposed at a ceremony which was attended by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and host of other senior party leaders.
Thanking the party leaders and workers for bestowing the responsibility on her yet again, she reminded them in a brief address that Congress always stood for all sections of the society and this should not be forgotten.
“Since the beginning, Congress has been working for every section of the society. Whether we are in government or not, we should not forget this big responsibility,” she said. – (PTI)
Photo caption: An unrelated file photo of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi. PTI Photo