1. Sonia, Rahul Gandhi dial Nitish Kumar after Opposition picks Gopalkrishna Gandhi as vice presidential candidate

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi dial Nitish Kumar after Opposition picks Gopalkrishna Gandhi as vice presidential candidate

Congress president Sonia Gandhi today phoned Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to thank him for supporting Gopalkrishna Gandhi as the opposition's vice presidential candidate, JD(U) leader K C Tyagi said.

By: | Patna | Published: July 12, 2017 2:16 PM
congress, sonia gandhi, rahul gandhi, nitish kumar, gopalkrishna gandhi Rahul Gandhi had recently intervened to end the war of words between the Congress and the JD(U) in the wake of Nitish Kumar breaking away from the opposition to support NDA’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. (PTI)

Congress president Sonia Gandhi today phoned Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to thank him for supporting Gopalkrishna Gandhi as the opposition’s vice presidential candidate, JD(U) leader K C Tyagi said. Nitish Kumar, the JD(U) president, also received a phone call from Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi last evening, Tyagi told PTI. Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the unanimous choice of 18 opposition parties for vice president, called Kumar as well to express his thanks, the JD(U) chief general secretary said. JD(U) parliamentary leader Sharad Yadav represented the party at the meeting of opposition leaders that picked on the former West Bengal governor as its vice presidential nominee in New Delhi yesterday. Rahul Gandhi had recently intervened to end the war of words between the Congress and the JD(U) in the wake of Nitish Kumar breaking away from the opposition to support NDA’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind.

  1. A
    A k
    Jul 12, 2017 at 3:22 pm
    What a terrible travesty of the thighs entire it is that a genuine Gandhi is seen genuflecting before a fake and allegedly corrupt Gandhi, claiming commitment to some high ethical and social values! How more of a Gandhi the Gandhi would look sans the malicious blessings of an imported Gandhi!!
    Reply

    Go to Top