Sonia should lead the Congress, Rahul an alternative choice: Ashok Gehlot

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said that he strongly believes that Sonia Gandhi should continue to lead the party
but if she has made up her mind then Rahul Gandhi should step forward and be the President.

On Twitter, Gehlot wrote, "News of 23 senior most leaders writing letter to Hon'ble CP ( President) is unbelievable and if it is true - it's very unfortunate, there was no need to go in media I strongly believe that Hon'ble CP Smt Sonia Gandhi ji should continue to lead the party at this crucial juncture where the fight is to save the ethos of our Democracy."

"She has always taken challenges head on. But if she has made up her mind -I believe @RahulGandhi should come ahead and be the Congress President as country faces the biggest challenge to save our Constitution -Democracy," the Rajasthan Chief Minister said in the tweet.

Earlier in the day, Assam Congress president Ripun Bora said he reiterated his demand to Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi to give the leadership of the party to Rahul Gandhi as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scared only of him.

"In an earlier video conference with Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Rajya Sabha MPs, I categorically appealed to Sonia Gandhi at this moment to…
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