Kolkata, December 31: Congress president Sonia Gandhi is the “most powerful politician” in the country though she is not the prime minister, senior party leader Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday.
“She is the most powerful politician in the country today because of her sacrifice and leadership of high order. She is not in power. She is not the prime minister,” Mukherjee said in his address at a convention of the party’s women wing here.
Recalling that Gandhi had renounced the office of the prime minister, he said the Congress has emerged stronger under her leadership.