Sonia Gandhi re-elected as Congress Parliamentary Party leader

New Delhi, 24 May-2014, IANS: Sonia Gandhi was Saturday re-elected leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party. This was the first meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) after the debacle in the Lok Sabha election where the party could win only 44 seats.

Sonia Gandhi re-elected as Congress Parliamentary Party leader

Sonia Gandhi re-elected as Congress Parliamentary Party leader

A resolution passed at the meeting said the CPP expressed the hope that secular forces in parliament will coordinate their strategies. The CPP assured like-minded parties that it will extend its cooperation in this regard. The resolution said the Congress resolves to fight with all force any attempt to abandon or subvert constitutional principles or any attempt to depart from or dilute policies and legislations introduced in the last decade. It noted with great concern the scale of the party’s defeat and resolved to demonstrate in no uncertain terms its inner strengths.