Sonia Weakened Manmohan, Created Parallel Power Structure: Former PM Media Adviser

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April 11, 2014 AT 8:48 AM
In a book that has sent ripples across the political establishment for its timing and content, Sanjaya Baru, media adviser to India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his first term, has said that Congress president Sonia Gandhi slowly chipped away at the authority of the Prime Minister's Office, created a parallel power structure and left a weakened prime minister who "allowed himself to become an object of such ridicule in his second term in office.