Congress supporters celebrate as Rahul Gandhi takes charge as party president [Photos]

Celebrations erupted after Rahul Gandhi took over from mother Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi on Saturday as the new Congress president.

FP Staff December 17, 2017 17:15:35 IST
Congress party supporters hold a cut-out of newly appointed party chief Rahul Gandhi in Ahmedabad. Celebrations erupted after Rahul took over from mother Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi on Saturday. PTI
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Congress party supporters hold a cut-out of newly appointed party chief Rahul Gandhi in Ahmedabad. Celebrations erupted after Rahul took over from mother Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi on Saturday. PTI
Rahul meets people in New Delhi on Saturday, two days before election results in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh are announced. PTI
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Rahul meets people in New Delhi on Saturday, two days before election results in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh are announced. PTI
A supporter stands with a bouquet of flowers with Rahul's initials outside the AICC headquarters in New Delhi.
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A supporter stands with a bouquet of flowers with Rahul's initials outside the AICC headquarters in New Delhi.
A party worker celebrates during the elevation ceremony Rahul Gandhi at AICC headquarters. Gandhi takes over the reins from mother Sonia 19 years after she took over the party in 1998.
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A party worker celebrates during the elevation ceremony Rahul Gandhi at AICC headquarters. Gandhi takes over the reins from mother Sonia 19 years after she took over the party in 1998.