In this Jan. 25, 2012 file photo, India's ruling Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi, wearing a Sikh turban presented to him, waves at supporters during an election rally in Chabal, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Amritsar, India. Gandhi was appointed Vice President of the party at a special two-day long party seminar on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. (AP)
In this Thursday, May 11, 2006 file photo, Congress party supporters lift party leader Rahul Gandhi after his mother and party President Sonia Gandhi won the elections in Rae Bareli, India. Rahul Gandhi was appointed Vice President of the party at a special two-day long party seminar on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. (AP)
In this Saturday, July 9, 2011 file photo, Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi greets supporters during a gathering of farmers at the end of a four-day march he undertook in the farmlands of northern India at Aligarh. Gandhi, the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, was on Saturday elevated to governing Congress party's No. 2 position as it prepares for parliamentary elections next year, a party spokesman said Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. (AP)
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, left, greets Rahul Gandhi after he was appointed Vice President of the Congress party, in Jaipur, India, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. Gandhi, the scion of India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, was on Saturday elevated to the governing Congress party's No. 2 post, positioning him to lead the party that his family has long dominated in parliamentary elections next year. (AP)
India's ruling Congress party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi gestures as he speaks to the press outside his residence in New Delhi. Leaders of the ruling Congress party on January 19, 2013 clamoured for Rahul Gandhi -- scion of India's Nehru-Gandhi dynasty -- to be named as the prime ministerial candidate ahead of next year's polls. (AFP)
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