Sonia congratulates Biden, Harris for US election win

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New Delhi, Nov 7 (PTI) Congress president Sonia Gandhi congratulated Joe Biden for winning the US presidential election on Saturday, saying India looked forward to a close partnership beneficial to peace and development.

In a statement late in the night, Gandhi also extended warm greetings to vice president-elect Kamala Harris.

Under the 'wise and mature' leadership of Biden and Harris, Gandhi said 'India looks forward to a close partnership that will be beneficial to peace and development in our region and around the world'.

Biden defeated incumbent Republican US President Donald Trump in the closely-fought presidential election, according to American media projections. PTI SKC HMB