‘Everyone in Cong wants Rahul to play bigger role’
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Last Updated: Saturday, October 08, 2011, 17:45
Nagpur: Union Minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Saturday said everyone in the party is keen that Rahul Gandhi plays a bigger role, but sidestepped questions about his Cabinet colleague Pranab Mukherjee's observation that the Amethi MP is going to be a "new leader" of Congress.

Asked about Mukherjee's remarks on Rahul a few days ago, Khurshid told reporters that the Finance Minister was a senior member of the government and also a member of Congress core group.

"Many things happen at the level of core group of which I am not a member," he said.

Khurshid maintained that Rahul should be asked for his views on the leadership matter.

Everyone in the Congress wants the 42-year-old AICC General Secretary to play a bigger role, Khurshid said without elaborating.

Khurshid was here for inauguration of Haj House.


First Published: Saturday, October 08, 2011, 17:45

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