NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi today celebrated Holi at the party headquarters in
New Delhi, the first such occasion in the past few decades.
Both were at 24 Akbar Road, the party headquarters, for about 15 minutes.
Women activists of the party offered flowers to the two leaders at a brief function. Some party workers applied gulal on them.
Several party leaders, including AICC treasurer Motilal Vora, former Delhi chief minister Shiela Dikshit, Delhi PCC chief Ajay Maken, party spokespersons Randeep Surjewala, Sandeep Dikshit and Meem Afzal, were present on the occasion.
“I convey my greetings to all people on the occasion of Holi. The festival of colours reflects the diversity in the country, which is a symbol of unity in diversity,” he said in Hindi on Twitter.
He replied in the affirmative when asked whether he was extending the Holi greetings to the Prime Minister too.