Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi has congratulated the newly elected President of the party Mallikarjun Kharge on the victory. Rahul Gandhi, who is engaged in the India Jodo Yatra, congratulated Kharge by tweeting.
Rahul Gandhi said - Kharge's experience will be useful for the party
Rahul Gandhi tweeted and congratulated Mallikarjun Kharge on becoming the Congress President and said that the vast experience and ideological commitment of Kharge, who is going to assume this historic responsibility, will be of great help to the party. He tweeted, "Congratulations to Mallikarjun Kharge ji on being elected Congress President. The Congress President represents the democratic vision of India. Rahul Gandhi said, the vast experience and ideological commitment of Kharge ji, who is going to handle this historic responsibility, will be of great use to the party.
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi congratulates Mallikarjun Kharge on being elected as the President of the Congress party. pic.twitter.com/Yr8B8YHDox— ANI (@ANI) October 19, 2022
Kharge defeated Tharoor by a huge margin
Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge was on Wednesday elected the new president of the party. He defeated his rival Shashi Tharoor by a margin of 6,825 votes. Congress's Central Election Authority chief Madhusudan Mistry declared Mallikarjun Kharge elected. He told that Kharge got 7,897 votes and Tharoor got 1,072 votes.
Shashi Tharoor congratulated Kharge after the defeat, said- Congress started the process of strengthening
Shashi Tharoor, who was a candidate for the post of Congress President, congratulated Mallikarjun Kharge for his victory. He said, the process of strengthening of Congress has started. According to Tharoor, the Nehru-Gandhi family has always had a special place in the hearts of Congress members and will continue to be so. Tharoor said, the final verdict was in favor of Kharge, I want to congratulate him heartily for his victory in the Congress elections. It is a matter of great honour, great responsibility to be the President of Congress, I congratulate Mallikarjun Kharge for his success in this election.