Amethi (UP): Priyanka Gandhi today said that only Manmohan Singh was the “super Prime Minister” in UPA government, amid a storm over Sanjaya Baru's tell-all book that raised questions over the political authority of the Prime Minister.
In her brother Rahul Gandhi's constituency for campaigning, 42-year-old Priyanka defended the party which is facing opposition criticism in the wake of the claims made in the book that Sonia Gandhi was the remote control in UPA Government and Manmohan Singh played a second fiddle to her.
“Only Manmohan Singh was super PM...,” Priyanka told reporters in reply to a question on the book by PM's former aide, which claimed that Sonia Gandhi was the super Prime Minister.
Baru says in the book ‘The Accidental Prime Minister' that “It is no secret that Sonia Gandhi was the super Prime Minister. (...)”.