Don't force Rahul, let him choose: Digvijaya Singh
Jaipur: As speculation remains rife on Rahul Gandhi being given a bigger role in the Congress at its strategy meet here, senior leaders in the party said the general secretary was already playing a key role and should not be forced into anything.
"As far as Rahul is concerned, don't force him. Let him chalk out his own life, his own road map... He is already leading the group to make the 2014 election plan. He is leading the youth wing, the NSUI," Digvijaya Singh said about the 42-year-old son of Congress president Sonia Gandhi who will lead the party's campaign strategy in the 2014 general election.
"Rahul Gandhi is the general secretary of the party, he is in the coordination committee, he has enough work to do," added party leader BK Hariprasad. Rahul Gandhi, the heir of the Nehru-Gandhi family, has been widely perceived as the man who will be party's future candidate for prime minister.
There has been speculation that at the Chintan Shivir - the brainstorming session of the party here, he would be assigned a bigger role. The three-day Congress strategy meet, expected to draw a road map for the 2014 general elections, starts Friday.
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy criticised the Aam Aadmi Party for taking support from the Congress. Swamy said that the AAP has committed suicide by opting for an alliance with the Congress.
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