“The Congress President represents a democratic vision of India. His vast experience and ideological commitment will serve the party well as he takes on this historic responsibility,” Gandhi said on Twitter.
Congratulations to Mallikarjun Kharge ji on being elected as the President of @INCIndia.The Congress President re… https://t.co/A3A1HyHjgG
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1666175313000
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also congratulated Kharge and said his vast experience will help strengthen the party.
“I am confident that your ground experience in political life will help strengthen the ideology of the Congress,” she said in a tweet in Hindi.
भारतीय राष्ट्रीय कांग्रेस के अध्यक्ष बनने पर श्री @kharge जी को हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं। मुझे पूरा विश्वास है कि राजनीति… https://t.co/YKxvmQpUCm
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) 1666171733000
“Under your leadership, the Congress will continue to fight to protect the Constitution and democracy,” she added.
Vadra visited Kharge’s residence along with outgoing Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to congratulate him. Kharge’s wife was also present during the meeting.
Kharge defeated Shashi Tharoor in the Congress president election, results of which were announced on Wednesday.