Posted: Saturday , May 16, 2009 at 1723 hrs IST
New Delhi: Indian Express
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will resign on Sunday and the process for formation of a new government headed by him is expected to be completed by Monday.
Singh and rest of the Cabinet will resign on Sunday, informed Congress sources after the Prime Minister met party chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence.
Subsequently, a meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Board will be called which will be followed by a meeting of UPA, they said.
The entire process will be completed in a couple of days, the sources said.
Earlier, the Prime Minister said he would try to persuade Rahul Gandhi to join the Cabinet.
Soon after it became clear that Congress had emerged as the single largest party, a stream of senior leaders reached 10-Janpath residence of Sonia Gandhi. A large number of party supporters had gathered outside her residence to celebrate Congres's victory.
PM to resign on Sunday, new Govt formation in two days