Sonia and Rahul won’t decide next Congress chief

Amid the growing voices within Congress to appoint a non-Gandhi and a democratically elected party president, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi who took part in the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting on August 10, said that she and her son Rahul Gandhi won’t be part of consultations to decide on next party chief. ‘Now consultation (to decide next party chief) is going on and naturally me and Rahul ji cannot be a part of it,’ the veteran Congress leader told reporters in Delhi after leaving the CWC meeting.