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In Pictures: Sonia Gandhi elected Congress Parliamentary Party leader

Sonia Gandhi was once again elected leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) at a meeting of party MPs at the Central Hall of Parliament on Saturday. The meeting was attended by the party’s 52 newly elected Lok Sabha MPs and Rajya Sabha members, besides members of the Congress Working Committee and other senior leaders. Gandhi, who represents Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli in Lok Sabha, is the chairperson of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA).

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 01 June 2019, 12:27:44 PM
In Pictures: Sonia Gandhi elected Congress Parliamentary Party leader

In Pictures: Sonia Gandhi elected Congress Parliamentary Party leader

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Sonia Gandhi was once again elected leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) at a meeting of party MPs at the Central Hall of Parliament on Saturday. The meeting was attended by the party’s 52 newly elected Lok Sabha MPs and Rajya Sabha members, besides members of the Congress Working Committee and other senior leaders. Gandhi, who represents Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli in Lok Sabha, is the chairperson of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA).
In Pictures: Sonia Gandhi elected Congress Parliamentary Party leader

In Pictures: Sonia Gandhi elected Congress Parliamentary Party leader

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At the meeting, Rahul Gandhi thanked the voters and Congress workers. He said, ‘every Congress member must remember that each one of you is fighting for the Constitution, for every person in India irrespective of the colour of his skin or belief’.
In Pictures: Sonia Gandhi elected Congress Parliamentary Party leader

In Pictures: Sonia Gandhi elected Congress Parliamentary Party leader

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"Congratulations to Smt Sonia Gandhi on being elected Leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party. Under her leadership, the Congress will prove to be a strong & effective opposition party, that will fight to defend the Constitution of India," the Congress president tweeted.
In Pictures: Sonia Gandhi elected Congress Parliamentary Party leader

In Pictures: Sonia Gandhi elected Congress Parliamentary Party leader

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In the Lok Sabha Elections, the Congress didn’t even manage to open an account in states and Union Territories like Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Mizoram, Odisha, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Andaman and Nicobar, Chandigarh, Dadar Nagar Haveli, Daman Diu and Lakshadweep.
In Pictures: Sonia Gandhi elected Congress Parliamentary Party leader

In Pictures: Sonia Gandhi elected Congress Parliamentary Party leader

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"Smt. Sonia Gandhi elected as the leader of Congress Parliamentary Party! She says, 'we thank the 12.13 Cr voters for reposing faith in the Congress Party'," Congress's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala tweeted.