Sonia congratulates team ISRO for success of Chandrayaan-3

New Delhi:¬†Former Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Thursday wrote to ISRO Chairman S Somanath over the success of Chandrayaan-3, saying the space agency’s outstanding capabilities have been built up over decades and it being anchored on self-reliance since the early sixties has contributed to its great successes.

In her letter to Somanath, the Congress parliamentary party chief said she was writing to him to let him know how thrilled she was by the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) magnificent achievement on Wednesday evening.¬† “It is a matter of great pride and excitement to all Indians, particularly the younger generation,” Gandhi said.

“ISRO’s outstanding capabilities have been built up over decades. It has had remarkable leaders and a spirit of collective endeavour has always driven it. Its being anchored on self-reliance since the early sixties has contributed to its great successes,” Gandhi said in her letter.