Election 2014: Why Ambika Soni may win despite the 'outsider' tag

Apr 18, 2014    

Chandigarh: Never having won an election in the past, 71-year-old Ambika Sonia is a bit of an odd ball in this election. The Congress leader has been close to the Gandhi family and in the power circle of the Congress for decades. But despite being handpicked by Indira Gandhi way back in 1969 and having handled important ministerial and party assignments, she lacks a support base of her own.Perhaps, she is trying to amend that weakness by contesting a Lok Sabha election and is the Congress candidate from the reserved constituency of Anandpur Sahib.With strong anti-incumbency against the Congres...

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