Rahul Gandhi invites party office bearers, legislators for dinner

Rahul Gandhi took over the grand old party from his mother and the outgoing president Sonia Gandhi Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 17, 2017, 04.32 AM (IST)

A day after assuming office as Congress president, Rahul Gandhi invited party MPs, office bearers, PCC leaders and Congress Legislative Party leaders for dinner on Sunday evening in Delhi.

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has invited Party MPs, Office bearers, PCC leaders and Congress Legislative Party leaders for dinner today evening in Delhi, news agency ANI reported. 

''Politics belongs to the people, but today politics is not being used for people. It is not being used to uplift people, but to crush them,'' Rahul Gandhi said yesterday after taking over the grand old party from his mother and the outgoing president Sonia Gandhi.

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In a scathing attack on ruling BJP, he accused Modi of taking India back in time.

''Congress took India to the 21st century, but the PM, today, is taking us back to the medieval times,'' Congress president Rahul Gandhi said.