Congress workers make beeline at Sonia's residence to greet her on re-election as party President

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New Delhi, Sep 4 (ANI): Large number of Congress party workers and supporters converged here at the residence of Sonia Gandhi on Saturday to hail her unanimous re-election as the President of their party for the fourth term.

Party supporters arriving from different parts of the country danced, as they gathered here in big groups carrying banners and Congress party flags.

These supporters later on lined up outside Sonia Gandhi's residence with bouquets and garlands and anxiously waited for their leader to accept their heartiest greetings.

Later, Sonia Gandhi obliged all her supporters and waved at them.

Sonia Gandhi is the first member to serve the party as the President for the longest tenure. She has been heading the party since April 1998 when she replaced the late Sitaram Kesri.

n Friday, Sonia was declared winner for a fourth consecutive term, with PM Manmohan Singh leading partymen in congratulating her on the lawns of 24, Akbar Road.

Sonia thanked the workers in a brief speech by saying that Congress represented "sentiments and aspirations of every section and part of India and this realisation has made me do whatever little I could". (ANI)

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