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Sonia quits as Chairperson of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has resigned from the Chairpersonship of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.

 Sonia quits as Chairperson of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Manmohan Singh in a file photo. AFP

She also quit from the membership of the government's National Committee on the Commemoration of the 125th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, AICC sources said.

This Committee was chaired by outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

A National Committee was constituted under the Chairmanship of Singh to consider policies and lay down guidelines for commemoration events.

The Ministry of Culture is the nodal ministry for carrying out activities related to the Commemoration.

PTI

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Updated Date: May 22, 2014 21:18:21 IST