‘Sonia was never fond of PV’

 New Delhi:  The frosty relationship between Sonia Gandhi and late Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao comes out in full view in Natwar Singh’s autobiography which says Gandhi was “never fond of” Rao who wondered why she was so “hostile” to him.

“Sonia had made P V Narasimha Rao Prime Minister.  But she wasn’t very fond of him.  I, too, had fallen out with him and joined the Tiwari Congress, but we later made up,” Singh recalls in his just-released book “One Life Is Not Enough” published by Rupa.

Rao had sought the services of Singh, then a close Gandhi family friend, in December 1994 to repair his relation with Gandhi. “In December, 1994, when my relations with him (Rao) had been repaired, he asked me to see him at his house, 5 Race Course Road.

He seemed uncharacteristically agitated and restless.

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