Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi was elected as the chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) for the fourth term. Gandhi has been the chairperson since 2004.
Sonia Gandhi was elected by the new 52 Lok Sabha MPs of Congress and its Rajya Sabha members and general secretaries at a meeting held at the Central Hall of Parliament.
Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala tweeted:
Smt. Sonia Gandhi elected as the leader of Congress Parliamentary Party!
She says, ‘we thank the 12.13 Cr voters for reposing faith in the Congress Party’. pic.twitter.com/H4z9i3dN8B
— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) June 1, 2019