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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leaders greet Sonia Gandhi on her birthday

Sonia Gandhi, the longest serving Cong president, has taken a back seat from active politics in the last few years for health reasons

PTI New Delhi Published 09.12.23, 09:42 AM
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge congratulates Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on her birthday

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge congratulates Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on her birthday PTI

Several Congress leaders on Saturday greeted Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on her 77th birthday, with party chief Mallikarjun Kharge visiting her at her residence to extend his greetings.

"On behalf of all Congress workers, hearty greetings to Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson and former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on her birthday today," Kharge said after meeting Gandhi.

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"Her courageous and dignified contribution towards the country and the party is inspiring for everyone. We all wish for her good health and long life," Kharge added.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also extended his greetings to the former Congress chief.

"Best wishes to Smt Sonia Gandhi ji on her birthday. May she be blessed with a long and healthy life," he said in a post on X.

Gandhi -- the longest serving Congress president -- has taken a backseat from active politics in the last few years for health reasons, with her son Rahul Gandhi and daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra taking up key roles in the party.

Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by The Telegraph Online staff and has been published from a syndicated feed.

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