Priyanka likely to be made Congress General Secretary: Reports

Subscribe to Oneindia News

New Delhi, March 1: In a move that can boost the morale of Congress' cadre, Priyanka Gandhi might be chosen as the party's General Secretary on Monday, media reports said.

According to reports, party vice president Rahul Gandhi has been trying to give his sister an important role within the party.

File photo

ABP News reported that Rahul is making efforts to make Priyanka an integral part of the party from last three months and his efforts are taken into consideration by senior party leaders.

The development comes amidst controversy over Rahul's sabbatical during the on-going Budget Session.

Earlier on Sunday, senior Congress leader AK Antony said that pary vice president Rahul Gandhi, who has taken a break from parliament, will return "stronger and more energetic".

The former defence minister defended the Gandhi scion's move which has drawn flak from many quarters.

"Rahul Gandhi has been working very hard without rest for a long time," Antony told reporters here.
"So he decided to take a break... Wait and see, he will return more stronger and more energetic. He and (Congress president) Sonia Gandhi will together take the Congress back to where it belonged," he said.
Rahul Gandhi has in the past described Antony as his political guru.

OneIndia News
(With agency inputs)

Please Wait while comments are loading...