Kamal Hasaan, Among Others, Congratulates The Newly Appointed Congress Prez Rahul Gandhi
'Wonderful, crowded, emotional & hugely enthusiastic ceremony saw Soniaji handing over to Rahulji. A new day dawns for @INCIndia under #CongressPresidentRahulGandhi' wrote Shashi Tharoor in a tweet.
Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi at the party's Jan Vedna Sammelan at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)
At the ceremony attended by the outgoing party president Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi was formally handed over the election certificate for being chosen the party president unopposed.
The new president of the Congress exhorted the workers to challenge those who control the “machinery of fear” and “silence the voice of ordinary Indians”.
In his first tweet after becoming Congress President, Gandhi wrote,
"I want the Congress party to become an instrument for dialogue between Indian people, from all corners of our great country, all religions, all ethnicities, all ages and gender and for our dialogue to be led by love and affection."
I want the Congress party to become an instrument for dialogue between Indian people, from all corners of our great country, all religions, all ethnicities, all ages and gender and for our dialogue to be led by love and affection. pic.twitter.com/VhjFDz2qht— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) December 16, 2017
The official handle of INC posted about Gandhi's journey to the top.
As we officially welcome Congress President Rahul Gandhi into his role, we look back on his character-defining moments, and look forward to his continued compassionate, integrity-fuelled leadership. #CongressPresidentRahulGandhi #ThankYouSoniaGandhi pic.twitter.com/YylvZdwG1J— Congress (@INCIndia) December 16, 2017
"Congratulations Mr. Rahul.G. Your seat does not define you but you can define your position. I have admired your elders. I am sure you would work and deserve my admiration too. All the strength to your shoulders" wrote veteran star Kamal Hasaan in a tweet.
Congratulations Mr. Rahul.G. Your seat does not define you but you can define your position. I have admired your elders. I am sure you would work and deserve my admiration too. All the strength to your shoulders.— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) December 16, 2017
Prominent leaders came forward to greet the newly appointed Congress Prez.
I congratulate Thiru. Rahul Gandhi on his elevation as the President of INC, on behalf of DMK. Am confident that he will fulfill the aspirations and hopes of the people and restore the glory of Secularism, Socialism and Federalism. @OfficeOfRG— M.K.Stalin (@mkstalin) December 16, 2017
As @OfficeOfRG took charge, the enthusiasm in all the karyakartas was a moment I shall never forget. Ma'am Soniaji 's speech full of warmth and love made it an emotional moment for all. #CongressPresidentRahulGandhi #ThankYouSoniaGandhi pic.twitter.com/dngOS2XQqK— Priyanka Chaturvedi (@priyankac19) December 16, 2017
My Boss,My Hero,My Ideal Rahul Ji @OfficeOfRG is taking charge as Chief of @INCIndia AICC.It's great historical moment & I am fortunate to work with him for more than a decade.I am 100% sure Congress will attain greater heights under your leadership #CongressPresidentRahulGandhi pic.twitter.com/ttheKkTgqm— Ashok Tanwar (@AshokTanwar_INC) December 16, 2017
Best wishes to @OfficeOfRG as he takes charge of @INCIndia today. May this revolutionary journey under your promising Leadership could rewrite the destiny of India in Golden Ink. #CongressPresidentRahulGandhi#ThankYouSoniaGandhi ji for your dedicated service to the Nation.— KJ George (@thekjgeorge) December 16, 2017
Best wishes to Rahul Gandhiji as he takes charge of @INCIndia today, Congress party will continue to reflect the voice & aspiration of people under his able leadership! #CongressPresidentRahulGandhi #ThankYouSoniaGandhi ji for your selflessly service to the nation & the party! pic.twitter.com/fXAyxxl6bX— Arjun Modhwadia (@arjunmodhwadia) December 16, 2017
Congratulations to @OfficeOfRG for taking the charge of national President of Indian national Congress today.— Sanjay Nirupam (@sanjaynirupam) December 16, 2017
Party will certainly come back under his leadership.We will work hard to make it success#CongressPresidentRahulGandhi pic.twitter.com/XP0dkJcQ6E
I extend my best wishes to Rahul ji as he takes charge as president of @INCIndia, his leadership will rejuvenate the Party with new zeal and enthusiasm! #CongressPresidentRahulGandhi #ThankYouSoniaGandhi ji for your dedicated service to the @INCIndia & the Nation. pic.twitter.com/5sUtQhdNhh— Bharat Solanki (@BharatSolankee) December 16, 2017
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