Three times a Congress leader gave up CM seat for party president post

The last time the party had a non-Gandhi president was in 1997 when Sitaram Kesri defeated Sharad Pawar and Rajesh Pilot. Sonia Gandhi took over in 1998 and has been heading the party ever since. Rahul Gandhi briefly served as party chief between 2017 and 2019.

Three times a Congress leader gave up CM seat for party president post
The last time the party had a non-Gandhi president was in 1997 when Sitaram Kesri defeated Sharad Pawar and Rajesh Pilot. Sonia Gandhi took over in 1998 and has been heading the party ever since. Rahul Gandhi briefly served as party chief between 2017 and 2019.