Rahul takes charge as AICC General Secretary

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New Delhi, Sep 25 (UNI) Mr Rahul Gandhi today took over as the AICC General Secretary in charge of Youth Congress and the National Students Union of India (NSUI) in the presence of Congress President Sonia Gandhi at the Party headquarters here.

Mr Gandhi was yesterday named AICC General Secretary and Congress Working Committee(CWC) member in a sign the party could be readying for early elections if the stand off with the Left parties on the Indo-US Nuke deal is not resolved.

Mr Gandhi took charge by signing the documents in the presence of AICC General Secretary Janardhan Dwivedi at his room adjacent to the chamber of Ms Gandhi at the AICC headquarters.

Senior Party leaders Motilal Vora, Ashok Gehlot and Ms GAndhi's Political Secretary Ahmed Patel were also present.

Accompanied by security personnel, Ms Gandhi and Rahul came separately to the AICC headquarters, much to the surprise of the workers in the premises.

Both of them came walking from the nearby 10 Janpath residence.

They did not stay back at the party headquarters for long. Mr Rahul left for home immediately after taking charge, while Ms Gandhi was in her room for nearly ten minutes.


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