Congress President Rahul Gandhi stepped down from the party post. He issued his resignation on a public platform owning responsibility for the party’s national election debacle in the recent elections.
A day after this announcement, his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted: “Few have the courage that you do”.
Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday posted a long letter on Twitter. conveying his decision, he said he had resigned as “accountability is critical” for the future growth of the party.
“Few have the courage that you do @rahulgandhi. Deepest respect for your decision,” tweeted Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, and re-tweeted her brother’s post.
In his letter, he also wrote,: “It is a habit in India that the powerful cling to power, no one sacrifices power. But we will not defeat our opponents without sacrificing the desire for power and fighting a deeper ideological battle.”
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) July 4, 2019