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10 facts to know about Congress President Sonia Gandhi

India TV News Desk 09 Dec 2014, 10:48:50 AM IST
India TV News Desk

Congress President Sonia Gandhi is one of the most talked about persons of Indian politics. Ranging from her foreign origin, to her leading a national party, all have been hotly debated upon. She has a large set of both admirers and critics.

But all said and done, Sonia has been able to create a place for herself in politics, a field alien to her before she married former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Sonia finds herself surrounded by controversies most of the times and things are definitely not in her favour after her party's drubbing in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

There was a time when she was called to rescue the party from the pit. This time again, she is being looked upon by her party members to rejuvenate the party. Sonia has often been described as one of the most powerful ladies of the world.

Here are 10 facts about Sonia Gandhi, a veteran congress leader and widow of Rajiv Gandhi: