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With Rahul's elevation Congress backers should get ready to salute Pidhi: BJP

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Monday mocked Vice President Rahul Gandhi's "definite election" as party chief, saying now only his favourite pet dog "Pidhi" would matter and supporters should get ready to "salute Pidhi".

"Congratulations to on his definite as President. Now, neither the old generation, nor new generation matters. Only Rahul's favourite Pidhi matters. Friends of Congress, get ready to salute Pidhi," (BJP) spokesperson G.V.L. Narsimha Rao said in a tweet attaching a picture of Gandhi's pet Pidhi.

Rao's remarks came after the Gandhi scion filed his nomination papers for the party President's post here. None other leader from the party has filed for the post.

Gandhi is set to succeed his mother Sonia Gandhi, the longest serving chief who has helmed the party since 1998.

became the Vice President in January 2013.

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First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 17:22 IST
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