Sonia, Rahul celebrate Holi with party leaders, workers

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New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday celebrated Holi with party leaders and workers at the party headquarters here.

“The Holi celebrations were on since Wednesday afternoon at the party office. Soniaji meets party leaders and workers on every Holi at her residence and celebrates the festival with them. But this time, she along with Rahulji visited the party headquarters,” Congress general secretary Shakeel Ahmed told IANS.

He, however, said he and other Congress leaders who look after party affairs in Haryana did not observe Holi as a mark of respect to those who lost their lives during the recent Jat reservation stir.

Former Delhi chief minister Shiela Dikshit, Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken, party spokespersons Randeep Surjewala, Sandeep Dikshit and Meem Afzal were among those present at Holi celebrations at party headquarters.

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