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Sonia Gandhi was appointed as an interim President on August 10, 2019, by the CWC, after Rahul Gandhi stepped down as party chief, taking the responsibility for party’s disastrous defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Congress Delhi unit also passed a resolution demanding appointment of Rahul Gandhi should as the Congress president without further delay.

Sonia Gandhi has written a formal reply, saying that her stint as interim president for one year is complete and she would like to step down from the party president's post and that the party should choose a new president.

There is a possibility of dispute in the CWC meeting, to be held through video conferencing at 11 am on Monday, regarding the letter written in the name of Sonia Gandhi.

Nadda alleged that Rahul and his mother took money from the Chinese to hurt the national interest.

Earlier on Sunday, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi had accused the BJP and the RSS of controlling the Facebook and Whatsapp in the country.

As Sonia Gandhi's tenure as Congress interim president matured on Monday, party MP Shashi Tharoor said that he had welcomed her appointment as interim president last year, but it is "unfair to her" to expect her to carry this burden.

Venugopal was involved in efforts to find a solution to the crisis. Party leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala and Ajay Maken had been camping in the state to extend their help to the Gehlot government in handling the crisis.

On Friday, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said that she was admitted to the hospital for 'routine tests and investigations'.

Gandhi had earlier in the day held a virtual meeting with the party's Rajya Sabha MPs to discuss the current political situation and the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in the country.