Sonia Gandhi has been named as interim Congress President. Congress Working Committee during its meeting in New Delhi last night adopted three resolutions including to make Mrs Gandhi as interim chief.
Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said, it was decided that she will be interim party chief till AICC elects new President.
A number of leaders, including state chiefs and MPs, backed Rahul Gandhi to continue on the post despite his refusal to reconsider his resignation. However, he did not budge from his stand of quitting as party chief