Sonia Gandhi celebrates 66th birthday today

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi turned 66 today as jubilant party workers in large numbers thronged outside 10 Janpath, her official residence, to greet their leader.

The Congress workers distributed sweets on the occasion amid beating of drums and bursting of crackers.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and a number of Union ministers and senior party leaders had greeted Gandhi yesterday itself.

Members of the Congress Working Committee and Union ministers including Sushil Kumar Shinde, Beni Prasad Verma, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kapil Sibal, Janardan Dwivedi and Motilal Vora had visited her 10 Janpath residence to greet Gandhi on Saturday evening.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi in this photo. AP

Sources said Gandhi has some engagements today due which the leaders willing to meet her were given time yesterday itself.

A number of Chief Ministers and state Congress leaders including Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Andhra Pradesh Kiran Kumar Reddy wished her on the occasion.

PTI


Updated Date: Dec 09, 2012 11:30 AM

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