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Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar takes a jibe at Sonia Gandhi, Rahul, says only mother or son can become next prez

“To Contest Election People Are Required, If There's No One And There's Only One Candidate, How Will You Conduct The Election In The First Place?' He Questioned.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 09 Oct 2017, 08:24:50 AM
Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar takes a jibe at Sonia Gandhi, Rahul

New Delhi:

Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Sunday took a jibe at Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi saying that how could be an election possible at first place in the party. He said either the mother (Sonia Gandhi ) or son (Rahul Gandhi )could become the next president of the grand old party.

While talking to reporters, Aiyar said:”I think only 2 people can be Congress President - mother or son. Rahul already said he is ready to contest election.”

“To contest election people are required, if there's no one and there's only one candidate, how will you conduct the election in the first place?” he questioned.

Aiyar said he accepts that he has been sidelined in the party, but he will not leave it as he is a born Congressman.  

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First Published : 09 Oct 2017, 08:02:42 AM