The news getting circulated in the national news that the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has resigned and he will conduct a press meet on January 3 was condemned by the Prime Minister's Office.
Speculations are going on that Rahul Gandhi will be the Congress party’s Prime Ministerial candidate for 2014 elections.
The national media says that Manmohan Singh will hold his last press meet on January 3. With his resignation, Rahul Gandhi can be anointed so that he will hold the position by the time elections are announced as the media speculates.
“In my view, the party (Congress) should project a person as the leader of the party who will become Prime Minister if the party forms the government. That is my view, but it is for the party to decide,” PTI quoted Chidambaram as telling a television channel.
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