Kolkata, Jun 28: Senior Congress leader Manas Bhuniya today congratulated Congress President Sonia Gandhi for nominating Pranab Mukherjee, a Bengali, as the UPA Presidential candidate.
“We shall remain ever grateful to Soniaji for her decision to nominate Pranab Mukherjee as the Presidental candidate. This has added to Bengal's pride,” Bhuniya, West Bengal Irrigation Minister, said.
“It's an important day for Bengalis and the state as Pranabbabu has filed his nomination today,” Bhuniya said. He was confident that Mukherjee would emerge winner and take over as the next President.