Rahul Gandhi to take charge as Congress president today

Updated:12 months ago IST

New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi will take over as Congress chief today, in place of his mother Sonia Gandhi. Gandhi was named the chief-to-be on Monday after no one else from his party challenged him in the internal election. Supporters and party workers burst crackers and raised slogans in support of Rahul Gandhi outside Congress Head Quarter at Delhi's Akbar Road, ahead of him taking over as the party president. Huge posters and hoardings were put up in area around AICC Head Quarter preparing the national capital for the ceremony.

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