People of India always make the right choice: Sonia

May 16th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS  

Sonia Gandhi New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday thanked the people for reposing their faith in the party even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh invited all parties to support the secular UPA government at the centre.
Sonia Gandhi also said that a decision on her son and party general secretary Rahul Gandhi, who played an important role in the Congress victory, would be taken by Manmohan Singh.

“I would like to thank the people for reposing their faith in the Congress party. Esentially, the people of India know what is good for them and they always make the right choice.”

Addressing reporters after a meeting with the prime minister, a beaming Congress president said: “Once again our gratitude to them… as the prime minister has said, we have certain promises in our manifesto, in the CMP (common minimum programme). Under his leadership, we worked very hard to fulfil those promises.”

“I believe the people have appreciated the fact that we have worked hard.”

Answering a question on what role she saw for Rahul Gandhi, the party president said:

“That is the decision for the prime minister to take.”

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