Rahul will make a hard working, compassionate PM: Chidambaram

New Delhi, March 31: Finance Minister P.Chidambaram Monday said that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will make a hard working, honest and compassionate prime minister if the party forms government after the Lok Sabha elections.

Answering queries at a press conference here, Chidambaram said that Gandhi would be a leader who runs his cabinet democratically.

Gandhi is chief of Congress campaign for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections but has not been declared a prime ministerial candidate by the party.

The Congress has maintained that the decision on prime minister will be taken by the newly elected MPs if the party was in a position to form the government.

Lauding Gandhi’s qualities, he said: “He will make an an honest, hard working compassionate (prime minister).”

Chidambaram said Gandhi had his own ideas and he will also take ideas from his colleagues.