PM Modi wishes Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on his birthday

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jun 19, 2019, 10:27 AM(IST)

File photos of Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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Gandhi, who turned 49 today will meet Congress leaders at the party headquarters later in the day. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday tweeted out wishes for Congress President Rahul Gandhi on his birthday.

''Best wishes to Shri @RahulGandhi on his birthday. May he be blessed with good health and a long life,'' PM Modi tweeted.

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Gandhi, who turned 49 today will meet Congress leaders at the party headquarters later in the day. 

Yesterday, after Rahul Gandhi refused to take up the post, Member of Parliament from Baharampur Lok Sabha seat of West Bengal, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, was named party chief in Lok Sabha.

Gandhi-led Congress saw a humiliating defeat against PM Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the recently held general elections. Though, Gandhi won by 4,31,063 votes against his nearest rival Left Democratic Front (LDF)'s PP Suneer in Wayanad constituency. 

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