Rahul Gandhi is Congress vice president
Jaipur: Rahul Gandhi was on Saturday named the Congress vice president, making him officially the number two in the India's oldest party.
Congress party spokesperson Janardan Dwivedi told reporters that the decision to elevate Rahul Gandhi was taken by the Congress Working Committee, the party's highest decision making body, at its 'Chintan Shivir' here.
"With his appointment as vice president of the Congress party today, Rahul Gandhi has been elevated to number two position in the party," Dwivedi said.
"This decision will greatly strengthen the party and the hands of the Congress president," he said.
Expressing serious concern over the ongoing protests in Andhra Pradesh, following the nod for the creation of a separate Telangana State, the Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja said that the Centre must address the genuine concerns of the people and assure them that their interests will be duly protected.
Date 06-12-13, Duration 2:11, Views 875