Statement of Hon'ble Congress President
Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi,has extended best wishes to the Vice President elect, Shri Venkaiah Naidu. The position of the Vice President of India has the crucial challenge of assuming a non-partisan role in running 'The House of Elders', which acts as a store house of wisdom and sage advice for the government.
House of Elders is an important determinant of our democratic functioning to address appropriate checks and balances, she said. Smt. Gandhi offered Congress party's support in further strengthening the 'Upper House' for effective scrutiny of legislations and Government policies.