Raipur: After Sonia Gandhi said her “innings is over”, Congress spokesperson Alka Lamba on Sunday said she has not retired but will continue to give blessings and guidance. In his speech at the Congress convention, Lamba said, I got a chance to talk to Sonia Gandhiji for 2 minutes. His comment was interpreted as his retirement from politics. I am happy to inform that Soniaji has told me that she will continue to work. His blessings and guidance will continue to be received in future. Lamba quoted Sonia Gandhi as saying that she has never retired and is not going to retire anytime soon.
What did Sonia say in the Congress session?
Alka Lamba said that it is to inform the delegates and the country that Sonia Gandhi Not retiring from politics. Let us inform that Sonia Gandhi, while addressing the 85th plenary session of the party in Raipur, had said, along with our victories in 2004 and 2009, the able leadership of Dr. Manmohan Singh gave me personal satisfaction, but I am most happy that Said that my innings ended with the Bharat Jodo Yatra. He said that this visit has come as a turning point for the Congress. He said that this proved that the people of India wanted harmony, tolerance and equality.
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Congratulating the party workers, Gandhi had said, “This (yatra) has renewed the rich heritage of dialogue between our party and the people through mass contact programmes.” It has shown us that Congress stands with the people and is ready to fight for them. Gandhi thanked all the leaders and people of the country for participating in the yatra and for the love and support. I especially thank Rahul Gandhi, whose determination and leadership played a key role in the success of the Yatra, she added.