“Secularism is a compelling necessity for a country as diverse as India” said Congress president Sonia Gandhi while addressing an international conference organised on the occasion to commemorate 125th birth anniversary of India’s first Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru at Delhi’s Vigyan bhawan on Monday. In 1947, India was a new born state, in turmoil after partition. Pandit Nehru brought stability and hope. His ultimate objective was not merely India's freedom but human freedom.
Congress President and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi took on BJP for its divisive politics and double-speak on corruption while addressing a huge election rally at Bihar's Valmiki Nagar on Friday. "Nowadays, the BJP and its leaders urge people to remove Congress from the country. Why do they want it? They want to do it as they are well aware that if Congress is here, they can never make people fight each other.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi condoled the death of Jnanpith awardee U R Ananthmurthy. Sonia Gandhi described the renowned writer as a remarkable human being and added that the void created by his demise in the Indian literary space and social conscience will be hard to fill. In his condolence message, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that he was deeply saddened to hear of Ananthmurthy passing away.
Congress President and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi attacked BJP's divisive policy. She appealed to the masses by saying we are here to protect 'Hindustaniyat'. "Living with these feelings for each other across religions, castes, communities, regions is what makes us one strong nation. It is this, very heart & soul of India, that we are fighting to protect in this election, from those who seek to change it, and to divide us. These have been the bedrock of our progress.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi meeting at Sevagram Ashram in Wardha, Maharashtra. He was there to attend a meeting of local body representatives to get their opinion on congress manifesto. More... www.pressbrief.in
Sonia Gandhi, Congress President and UPA Chairperson, is a true leader who has a modern vision and innovative ideas. The welfare of the poor and protection of their rights, are her main focus. This clearly reflects in the earlier Congress-led UPA Government's policies like MNREGA, Food Security Bill and Mid-day meal scheme.
Congress President and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi visited Barnala, Punjab address election rally. While speaking to the masses she lashed out at BJP-SAD government for their bad governance. "One side you have Congress's ideology which works for farmer, poor, dalit, tribal, women, downtrodden and every sector of the society. On the other side you BJP's and Akali Dal's ideology which supports extremism, hatred and anger. They only want to grab the power," said Sonia Gandhi.