Veteran Congress leader and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi was re-elected as Chairperson of Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) on Saturday.
The newly elected Congress MPs on Saturday took the move and elected her as lower house leader.
The move came from a meeting held at Parliament Central Hall on Saturday evening.
Besides electing a new Chairperson, the MPs have chalked out the party’s strategy for the upcoming session of Parliament.
They will also discuss upon the Congress leader in Lok Sabha in next seating, said a source.
All 52 Lok Sabha MPs of the Congress were present at the meeting, besides its members in the Rajya Sabha, the source added.
Meanwhile Congress president Rahul Gandhi congratulated his mother through twitter.
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This is the first official meeting that Congress president Rahul Gandhi attended after the May 25 meeting of the party’s working committee, where he had offered to quit as Congress chief.
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The CWC has already rejected his offer to resign and unanimously passed a resolution authorising him to bring structural changes in the party at all levels in a bid to revamp it.