New Delhi: Independence Day was celebrated at the All India Congress Committee headquarters this morning with Congress President Sonia Gandhi unfurling the national flag. On being asked about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at Red Fort on Independence Day, both Sonia and Rahul Gandhi refrained from commenting with the Congress Vice President saying that it is not a day of politics.
He said, “Today is not a day of Politics. We will talk tomorrow.” Sonia Gandhi also refrained from any comments on the issue.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and General Secretary Janardhan Dwivedi, Gurudas Kamat, CP Jodhi were present.
The Congress President also distributed sweets to the street children after hoisting the national flag.