Sonia Gandhi leads march in support of Manmohan Singh

Sonia Gandhi leads march in support of Manmohan Singh

Singh was coal minister for at least a part of the time when the alleged “inefficient” allocations were made.

Congress leaders under Sonia Gandhi take out a solidarity march in support of former PM Manmohan Singh, after he was named as an accused in a coal scam case. (Source: PTI)

Senior Congress leaders including Sonia Gandhi took to the streets to express solidarity with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. (Source: Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Sonia Gandhi chaired a meeting of the CWC at Congress headquarters early in the morning and immediately led a march to Singh’s residence about half a km away in the heart of the capital. (Source: Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

The Congress leaders also attacked the government accusing it of maintaining a “studied silence” after the CBI had told the court that there was no criminality involved in the allocation of Talabira coal blocks II. (Source: Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Former PM Manmohan Singh accompanied by his wife Gursharan Kaur greets Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other top leaders of the party after they marched from the AICC headquarters to his residence to express their solidarity with him, in New Delhi on Thursday. (Source: PTI)

Gandhi declared that they would fight the case with all legal means at their command. (Source: PTI)

Singh as prime minister of the former Congress-led government had direct charge of the coal ministry when some of the coal field allocations to private companies were made. (Source: Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Congress party President Sonia Gandhi returns after marching to the residence of former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh to express her solidarity after Singh was accused of criminal conspiracy and breach of trust for his alleged role in a multibillion dollar scandal over the sale of coal fields, in New Delhi, India, Thursday, March 12, 2015. (Source: AP)