Rahul Gandhi elected as president of INC
Q. Who is the 16th President of the Indian National Congress?- Published on 13 Dec 17
a. Priyanka Gandhi
b. Rahul Gandhi
c. Varun Gandhi
d. Sonia Gandhi
ANSWER: Rahul Gandhi
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was elected unopposed as president of the Indian National Congress on December 11, 2017.
Congress party's central election authority chief Mullappally Ramachandran said Mr. Gandhi will formally take over on December 16.
He is the 16th
president of the Congress since Independence and sixth from the Nehru-Gandhi clan to take over the party reins. Mr. Gandhi has been vice-president of the party since 2013.
Among other senior politicians, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated him.Rahul Gandhi: Know More
- Rahul Gandhi (born 19 June 1970) is an Indian politician who currently serves as Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Amethi, Uttar Pradesh and is also the President of the Indian National Congress.
- He also currently serves as Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs.
- He also serves as the Chairperson of the Indian Youth Congress and the National Students Union of India. He is the second-highest-ranked member of the Congress Working Committee.
- He also serves as Trustee of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust.
- Gandhi formerly served as a general secretary in the All India Congress Committee.