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Kharge Visits Raj Ghat, To Formally Take Charge As Congress Prez Today

Congress president-elect Mallikarjun Kharge paid his obeisance at memorials of Mahatma Gandhi and former prime ministers Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Lalu Bahadur Shashtri, and Indira Gandhi before formally taking charge in New Delhi on Wednesday morning. In the morning, Kharge visited Raj Ghat, Shanti Vana, Vijay Ghat, Shakti Sthal, Vir Bhoomi and Samata Sthal before heading

Congress Prez Poll: Sonia, Priyanka Visit Kharge; Congratulate Him

80-year-old Mallikarjun Kharge, widely believed to be the “family-backed candidate” on Wednesday became the first non-Gandhi president after Sitaram Kesari’s tenure (1996-1998).  He won a whopping 90 per cent of the votes cast, securing 7,897 votes. His opponent Shashi Tharoor finished with 1,072. Outgoing Congress president Sonia Gandhi visited party chief-elect Mallikarjun Kharge at his