New Delhi: In his latest book, former president APJ Abdul Kalam has sought to dismiss speculation that he was the prime reason why Sonia Gandhi refused the PM's post in 2004.
In the chapter titled 'Controversial Decisions' of his book 'Turning Points, A Journey Through Challenges', Kalam has written that if Sonia had made "any claim for herself, I would have had no option but to appoint her".
It was widely believed that Kalam had reservations against Sonia Gandhi becoming the Prime Minister and this was the prime reason why Sonia did not.
The book is published by Harper Collins and is slated to be released next week....more
11:58 AM, Jun 30, 2012