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Sonia to write book to unravel truth
New Delhi: July 31, 2014, DHNS: 2:25 IST
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said she was unaffected by the claims made by former aide Natwar Singh and declared she that would write a book which will tell the “truth”.
Sonia was reacting to claims made by former external affairs minister Natwar Singh that she had refused to take up the post of the prime minister in 2004 as her son Rahul Gandhi feared for her life. He made the claims in an interview to a news channel ahead of the release of his autobiography “One Life Is Not Enough.”
“I will write my own book and then you will come to know everything. The only way truth will come out is if I write. I am serious about it and I will be writing,” she told the media in Parliament. Sonia said she was not hurt by the claims made by Singh as she had seen far worse things like the assassination of her husband Rajiv Gandhi and her mother-in-law Indira Gandhi riddled with bullets.
“I am far from getting hurt from these things. These things do not affect me,” she said. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh dismissed Singh’s allegations that the PMO sent government files to Sonia for approval.
“I want to make it clear that no file from the PMO were ever sent to Sonia,” the former prime minister said, dubbing the interview as “commercial misuse of private conversa