Gandhi family under fire for decline of Congress party in India

Questions are being raised over whether the Gandhi family needs to take a step back after Mr Rahul Gandhi (centre) quit as Congress president. PHOTO: AFP
New: Gift this subscriber-only story to your friends and family

NEW DELHI - Early this month, interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi decided against celebrating her birthday to show solidarity with farmers who have surrounded the capital, Delhi, in protest against recently-passed farm laws.

All the state units of the party were asked to refrain from celebrating Mrs Gandhi's birthday on Dec 9.

Already a subscriber? 

Read the full story and more at $9.90/month

Get exclusive reports and insights with more than 500 subscriber-only articles every month

Unlock these benefits

  • All subscriber-only content on ST app and straitstimes.com

  • Easy access any time via ST app on 1 mobile device

  • E-paper with 2-week archive so you won't miss out on content that matters to you

Join ST's Telegram channel and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.