PM welcomes bigger role for Rahul in Congress

November 12th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS  

Rahul Gandhi On Board Air India One, Nov 12 (IANS) With speculation about a move to make Rahul Gandhi the working president of the Congress party, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said that if he was given any other responsibility, he will welcome it.

“It’s a question of the party. I have requested him many a time to come to cabinet meetings,” Manmohan Singh told reporters on board his special aircraft while returning from the SAARC summit held in the Maldives.

He was responding to a question on whether he supported the move by some to make Rahul Gandhi the working president of the Congress party.

“If Rahul is given a larger responsibility, I will welcome it,” Manmohan Singh said.

(Manish Chand can be contacted at manish.c@ians.in)

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