"This is yet another peep into his character that when the situation is adverse by all indications, his willingness to lead the party shows his leadership quality," the former Karnataka Chief Minister said in a statement.
"He has a long innings to go. He is assembling his team. Experience will make him learn many things. All of us wish him well," Krishna said.
He noted that Gandhi's assertion comes contrary to media speculation about the Congress Vice-President's reluctance from being the Prime Ministerial candidate of Congress.
In a recent interview to Dainik Bhaskar, Rahul Gandhi said that 'he was willing to do what ever the party asks him to do.'