set to retain RS seat
Ghulam Nabi Azad, an Opposition leader in the Rajya Sabha, is one politician who has always been important ever since he joined politics. He knows how to sail even in rough weather. He has been Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir and a Member of Parliament from Maharashtra. Azad’s forte is his organisational skills, having been AICC general secretary for a record nine times and a member of the powerful Congress Working Committee for 18 years. He has been a minister in the cabinets of Rajiv Gandhi, PV Narasimha Rao and Manmohan Singh.