New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi has said that the senior leadership of the party in future will emerge from Youth Congress and asked the party's youth wing to play an active role in reviving Congress.
On the occasion of an Alumni Meet of Youth Congress here on Friday, in which the old the young generation of party leaders came together, the Congress President did not deliver a speech at the event and interacted freely with Youth Congress leaders.
"In the coming days, Youth Congress will have to play a major role like it had played in 1977 to 1979, when Congress was out of power," the Congress president said while interacting with them.
She said that Youth Congress will have to play a major role in future and ‘the senior leadership of Congress will emerge from Youth Congress in future'.
Gandhi asked the Youth Congress workers to bring a new energy in the party at a time, when Congress is down after its worst-ever electoral defeat in the Lok Sabha polls getting only 44 Parliamentary seats.