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CPP elects Sonia leader

PTI | ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi
May 15, 2004 05:13 PM IST

Cong MPs unanimously elected Sonia Gandhi their leader, putting her on way to becoming next PM.

Sonia Gandhi was on Saturday unanimously elected leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party.

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Her name was proposed by Pranab Mukherjee and seconded by Mahabir Prasad Yadav and several other newly elected Congress MPs.

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Among those who seconded her candidature were Kanti Lal Bhuria, Iqbal Ahmed Saradgi, PR Kyndih, Kamal Nath, Madhusudan Mistry and Janardhan Reddy.

Senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh announced that she was elected unanimously.

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