New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday was reported unwell ahead of the party’s working committee meet that she was scheduled to chair, party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said.
As a result, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi chaired the meeting. During the meet he hit out at the Centre due to the deteriorating situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Govt has swung from one extreme to another in dealing with Pakistan and issues concerning J&K: Rahul Gandhi at CWC meet
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Congress sources said Sonia Gandhi complained of a bad throat. The Working Committee (CWC) meet will now be presided by her son and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi.
The CWC is expected to discuss organisational polls and strategy for the upcoming winter session of Parliament besides party’s preparations for the upcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand and Manipur.
First Published | 7 November 2016 12:21 PM