From barmaid to empress of India Sonia is our curse and lament

New Delhi: Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has released another US cable showing some comments made by columnist and political insider Saeed Naqvi on Rahul Gandhi, who is general secretary of the Congress party and the son of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

According to the US cable, Saeed Naqvi, in a March 1, 2005 conversation with US official Poloff, had commented on Rahul Gandhi at some length. At the same time, Naqvi had prefaced his remarks by noting that he was a personal friend of Rahul’s father, Rajiv Gandhi.

Naqvi had claimed, acording to the cable, that the word among Congress insiders, including those in the coterie surrounding Sonia Gandhi, was that Rahul would never become prime minister of India for several reasons. Naqvi told the US official  that it was increasingly common knowledge that Rahul suffered from ‘personality problems’ of an emotional or psychological nature.

Naqvi had also claimed that his Congress contacts told him…

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