SUPPORTERS OF CONGRESS PARTY STAND INFRONT OF AN ELECTION POSTER OF SONIA GANDHI
Supporters of India's Congress party stand in front of an election poster of Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi January 21. Sonia Gandhi, Italian-born widow of former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, is campaigning for the party ahead of the February 16-March 7 elections. Her decision to hit the campaign trail has been a morale booster for the beleaguered party, which ruled India for all but five of its 50 years of independence. A latest national opinion poll says that Sonia's campaign likely to boost Congress Party, but not dramatically.