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Strong opposition from son led to Sonia declining PM post: Natwar SinghStrong opposition from son led to Sonia declining PM post: Natwar Singh

Reported by All India Radio
Former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh has claimed that Congress President Sonia Gandhi declined to become Prime Minister in 2004 because of strong opposition from her son Rahul Gandhi who was afraid she would be killed like his father and grand mother if she accepted the post. In an.. »more

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