Images: All hail Rahul Gandhi, Congress’ new second in command

Jan 21, 2013   (6 images)

The Congress party on Saturday named Rahul Gandhi, 42, as vice-president. However, the Congress for the time being. refrained from projecting Rahul Gandhi as the prime ministerial candidate, ignoring the huge chorus from the party. Party general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said: "Whether Rahul will lead the party in 2014 general elections will be decided later." Rahul Gandhi heads the party's coordination panel for the 2014 polls. Images from Congress' meeting Jaipur.


 

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, second right, greets Rahul Gandhi after he was appointed Vice President of the Congress party, as party President Sonia Gandhi watches in Jaipur. AP

 

n Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, left, greets Rahul Gandhi after he was appointed Vice President of the Congress party, in Jaipur. AP

 

Rahul Gandhi with Defence Minister A K Antony after he was appointed as Vice President of the Congress party in Jaipur. PTI

 

Rahul Gandhi being greeted by Finance Minister P Chidambaram after he was appointed as Vice President of the Congress party in Jaipur. PTI

 

Congress supporters celebrate Rahul Gandhi's appointment as Vice President of the party on Saturday outside party office in New Delhi. PTI

 

Congress party supporters celebrate outside the party headquarters in New Delhim, after the appointment of Rahul Gandhi as Vice President of the party. AP

 

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