Sonia Gandhi hoists Tricolour on 135th Congress Foundation Day

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday hoisted tricolour at the party office on 135th Congress Foundation Day.

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Congress Leader AK Antony, Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other senior leaders were present during the flag hoisting ceremony.

“Sacrifice for the nation stands above all else for the Congress party. From the time of our foundation, through the Indian independence movement & for all the days to come, India comes first,” the Congress party said in a tweet.

“135 years of Unity, 135 years of justice, 135 years of equality, 135 years of ahimsa, 135 years of freedom. Today we celebrate 135 years of Indian National Congress,” it added.

Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to address a public rally in Guwahati, Assam today.

“Today is the 135th #CongressFoundationDay. I will attend the flag hoisting ceremony at the AICC this morning & later a public rally in Guwahati, Assam. On our foundation day, let us acknowledge the selfless contribution of millions of Congress men & women through the ages,” Rahul tweeted.