Scripting history, Mallikarjun Kharge has won the Congress president election on Wednesday. securing more than 7,000 votes, while Tharoor garnered over 1,000 votes.
Rahul Gandhi today referred to veteran leader Mallikarjun Kharge as the Congress President even before the result of the party election was announced and he was declared the winner.
“It is a great honour & a huge responsibility to be President of @INCIndia &I wish @Kharge ji all success in that task. It was a privilege to have received the support of over a thousand colleagues,& to carry the hopes& aspirations of so many well-wishers of Congress across India,” Tharoor tweeted.