Shimla, Sep 20
All India Congress Committee President Sonia Gandhi and Former Cong president Rahul Gandhi arrived here today. They are staying at Priyanka Gandhi Vadra;s newly built cottage in Charabara about 15 km from here.
A government official confirmed that Ms Gandhi arrived at Chandigarh by air from Delhi on Monday morning. She arrived here at 1200 hrs by road from Chandharh.
The security convoy of Ms Gandhi rushed toward the Charabra from the town as she is likely to stay here at Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s cottage located in the deodar forest, near Rashtrapati Bhavan, Retreat at Charabara in the capital town.
Ms Gandhi is scheduled it to take a three days halt here as the five room cottage is ready for use after construction work was completed last year.
AICC general secretary of UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is already halting at Charabra along with her spouse since last week.
Rahul Gandhi attended oath taking ceremony of newly elected chief minister Charanjit Chinni, also arrived here this evening from Chandigarh. Gandhi joined her mother and sister here and the three would likely be in holiday mood after months long political feud in the Punjab unit of the party. It is not clear how long Rahul Gandhi would stay in Shimla.
Priyanka along with her Children and mother regularly visit this cottage which is in proximity to
the Oberoi Clarkes run Wildflower hall hotels. Vadra bought four bigha properties in 2007 to develop a cottage which took almost thirteen years to complete.