LIVE Updates: Rahul Gandhi elected Congress President Unopposed, Take Charge on December 16: Well, as you all may know that Rahul Gandhi is elected Congress president and now he is free to rule his party as he wants because there are so many challenges for him. Before we start I want to make sure that you all know that Rahul Gandhi has been elected unopposed as Congress president. Now this news is official because party’s central election authority head Mullappally Ramachandran announced that on Monday. We are sure that this news is going to make you all amazed for sure but it was expected.
Reports are coming that Rahul Gandhi will collect the certificate formally declaring his ascension to the post on December 16. Also, the reports are coming that he is looking quite confident as he made himself very clear in this Gujrat Voting that his vision is straightforward. The 47-year-old scion of the Nehru-Gandhi family was the lone candidate in the fray and it was quite expected that he is going to take the charge. Also, he is the sixth member of the Nehru-Gandhi family to take over the top post
Rahul Gandi is about to take the place of his mother Sonia Gandhi, who remained in the post for 19 years. The CEA received a total of 89 nomination papers proposing Rahul Gandhi’s name for the top post. We aren’t sure that what is really Rahul going to change because for now the situation is quite bidden for his party. Overall, for now, we can say that he is all set to take the charge and all the nomination papers were found to be valid, Ramachandran said.
“Since the withdrawal of date/time is over and as there is only one candidate (Rahul), as per Article XVII (d) of the Constitution of Indian National Congress, I hereby declare Shri Rahul Gandhi elected as president of the Indian National Congress,” Ramachandran said. You all may know that Rahul Gandhi is vice president of the party since very long time.