Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Rahul Gandhi on his elevation as Congress president.
"I congratulate Rahul Ji on his election as Congress President. My best wishes for a fruitful tenure. @OfficeOfRG," PM Modi tweeted.
Earlier today, the Congress named Rahul its new president.
The 47-year-old leader will take over the reins of the party from his mother and current president, Sonia Gandhi, on December 16. Sonia has held the position for 19 years.
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