New Delhi [India], December 16 (ANI): Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Saturday said party president-elect Rahul Gandhi had always been a unanimous choice of the lakhs of workers across India, and would infuse a new energy into the party.
"It is a momentous occasion for the Congress Party. For 19 years, Sonia Gandhi has led the Congress. Rahul Gandhi has been a unanimous choice of the lakhs of workers across India who has elected him as the president of the party. It's a matter of great joy. Rahul Gandhi has lot of challenges ahead of him. He is an honest person. He allows space for discussion with humility. His becoming the president will infuse a new energy into the Congress Party," Pilot told ANI.
"In 2019 elections, the only party to challenge the BJP nationally is and will remain the Congress party. I am very confident that he will lead the party with lot of energy and be able to overcome the challenges," he added.
The celebrations began as party workers danced outside the office with drum rolls.
The Congress office in Lucknow was also decorated with lights.
The party is also set to organise a grand celebration in the national capital. (ANI)