Rahul Gandhi Extends Family Grip on India's Congress Party

In This Photo: Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi
Newly-elected President of the Indian National Congress party Rahul Gandhi (L) listens as his mother and former party President Sonia Gandhi (R) offers him a seat during a ceremony at the party headquarters in New Delhi on December 16, 2017..India's Rahul Gandhi took over December 16 as president of the main opposition Congress, becoming the sixth member of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty to head the party that has ruled the country for much of its independent history. Fireworks erupted over the party headquarters in New Delhi drowning out the voice of his mother Sonia Gandhi as she handed over the reins of power to her 47-year-old son... / AFP PHOTO / PRAKASH SINGH
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