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Younger Gandhi to lead Congress India’s ’14 election

NEW DELHI — Rahul Gandhi will lead the ruling Congress party’s campaign for parliamentary elections due within 18 months, signaling the elevation of the latest member of India’s famed political dynasty.

Earlier this week, Congress president Sonia Gandhi appointed her son Rahul, 42, to head a six-member panel that will formulate and implement alliances, the manifesto, and publicity ahead of the 2014 vote.

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