There were a lot of speculations and talks regarding the new president of Congress. Rahul Gandhi’s name was on the top of the list but still there were doubts that it can be someone else too.
However, an official announcement regarding the same was made today.
Congress’ senior party leader Mullappally Ramachandran said at a press conference in New Delhi-
“I hereby declare Shri Rahul Gandhi elected as the president of the Indian National Congress.”
Ramachandran also said that all 89 nominations proposals were found to be valid, and Rahul had been elevated to the top post since he was the only candidate in the fray.
Rahul Gandhi will take over the responsibilities on 16th December from his mother and current president, Sonia Gandhi.
Congress also made an official announcement on Twitter-
All India Congress Committee’s Central Election Authority officially announces Rahul Gandhi as the President of the Indian National Congress. #CongressPresidentRahulGandhi
— Congress (@INCIndia) December 11, 2017
You can also check the announcement letter below-
As soon as the big news came out, Twitterati started giving reactions. Have a look, how they reacted-
BJP right now. pic.twitter.com/szFD01KC04
— Mihir (@kashmihiriyat) December 11, 2017
— Rofl Republic (@i_theindian) December 11, 2017
that's how @OfficeOfRG became Congress president! pic.twitter.com/rL0pMmGUen
— Tushar Joshi (@TheTusharJoshi) December 11, 2017
— The Engineer (@HumorGyan) December 11, 2017
— Nilarun Ghosh (@NilarunGhosh) December 11, 2017
— Ishan (@TechieGuy_12) December 11, 2017
What are your thoughts on it?