Chennai: On the eve of Sonia Gandhi`s
unanimous re-election as Congress president for the fourth
consecutive term, Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Thursday
congratulated her for creating a record in the history of the
"With you at the helm of affairs of the party, the
performance of Congress has been extensively impressive and
its popularity among the masses has been growing," the DMK
chief, whose party is an UPA ally, said in a message faxed to
Karunanidhi said, "you have created a record in the
history of the Congress party."
He lauded Gandhi for making her party a "great instrument
of service" to the poor and to protect the sovereignty and
integrity of the nation.
"I am extremely happy to convey the best wishes of the
people of Tamil Nadu to you on this joyous occasion," he said.