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Sonia should become PM: Cong


May 13, 2004 11:30 IST

Buoyed by the encouraging trends in favour of the Congress in the Lok Sabha election, party General Secretary Ambika Soni today fired the first salvo for Sonia Gandhi to become the prime minister.

"Sonia Gandhi is the leader of the Congress party. We want that our party chief should become the prime minister," she told reporters in New Delhi.

Asked if the Congress president was tipped to head the government, Soni said, "Sonia Gandhi would herself talk to the leaders of the party's allies for election of a leader to head the secular front government."

Expressing confidence that a non-NDA secular government would be installed at the Centre, she said that the people had rejected the ruling BJP-led NDA.

Soni recalled it was the BJP-led government which decided to dissolve the 13th Lok Sabha eight months ahead of schedule in view of the BJP's victory in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan but the people had rejected the ruling coalition.


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Sub: congrajulations Madam

Dear Madam, We are really glad to hear that you are going to be our prime minister . We pray our God will give you ...


Posted by thanaseeli





Sub: Definitely SONIA is going to rule

Sonia Should become PM This is True


Posted by yogesh





Sub: sonia should not become pm

sonia is born in italy and our country having so many eligible candidates for PM so sonia should not become PM under any circumstances. Sharad ...


Posted by anand





Sub: congratulations

we are become very happy to know that the soniaji is the next prime prime minister of our country


Posted by neenu





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sonia can become a better prime minister. but i feel Mr Manmohan Singh can be the best.


Posted by yogita




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