Will play more active role in party and govt says Rahul Gandhi

By: admin
Updated: 19 Jul 2012 01:06 AM

New Delhi: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said on Thursday
that he is ready to play a more active role in the party and the

Speaking to the media in Parliament after casting his vote in the
Presidential polls, Rahul said the final decision on what role he should
play will be decided by the Congress leadership.

His comments come a day after Congress president Sonia Gandhi said it was
only for her son and party general secretary to decide on taking up a
bigger role.

"No one can take a decision on his behalf. He has to take a decision," she
had said in Parliament House.

These comments come against the backdrop of pleas made by senior Congress
leaders like Digvijay Singh and Salman Khurshid for Rahul to play a larger
role in the party.

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