New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi was selected as interim party chief after Rahul at meeting convened by the Congress Working Committee on Saturday evening. Sonia led party from 1998 to 2017 prior to Rahul being steered the party. The committee convened to select Congress President recommended Rahul Gandhi to take over the designation as Congress President. The party leaders met to choose party president said the five regional groups formed to select party president reinforced their stand to have appointed Rahul as party chief. Rahul left party leadership after the debacle of Congress in LokSabha election 2019.