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Rahul Gandhi files nomination for Congress president's post: Here is how party leaders reacted on Twitter

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday filed his nomination papers for the post of President of the party.

Edited by: India TV Politics Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: December 04, 2017 13:35 IST ]
The last date for withdrawal of candidature is December 11,
The last date for withdrawal of candidature is December 11, and the poll, if necessary, will be held on December 16 and the counting will take place on December 19.Photo:PTI

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday filed his nomination papers for the post of party president.

The 47-year-old Gandhi scion is likely to be the lone candidate for the election of party president and decks have been cleared for his election as the Congress president, succeeding his mother Sonia Gandhi, who has held the post for 19 years in a row now.

Today is the last date for filing nominations.

No one else filed papers till Sunday, according to Mullapally Ramachandran, the chairman of the party's Central Election Authority.

Congress leaders are sending good wishes to Rahul Gandhi for filing nominations for the post of party president on Monday. The hashtag #IndiaWithRahulGandhi started trending on top in Twitter on Monday as many Congress leaders took on Twitter to send good wishes to Rahul Gandhi.

Take a look at the tweets by seniors Congress leaders and state units of the party: 

 

 

The last date for withdrawal of candidature is December 11, and the poll, if necessary, will be held on December 16 and the counting will take place on December 19.

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