January 21, 2021

Main Rejig in Congress: Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kharge dropped as AICC common secretaries, Surjewala high gainer

In a major reshuffle, Congress drops Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kharge as party general secretaries
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In a serious reshuffle, Congress drops Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kharge as get together common secretaries

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reconstituted the Congress Working Committee (CWC) and the Central Election Authority of the get together. The get together appointed common secretaries and state in-charges of the All India Congress Committee (AICC). Senior Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad, who had rebelled towards get together Sonia Gandhi on the current CWC meet, has been sacked from the final secretary place within the main reshuffle. Together with Azad, Ambika Soni, Motilal Vohra, Luzenio Falerio and Mallikarjun Kharge had been additionally dropped from the listing of common secretaries.

Azad was one of many signatories on the ‘dissident’ letter despatched to Sonia Gandhi by over 20 get together leaders that had brought about a furore inside the Grand Previous Occasion final month.

Former Union Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has been made AICC answerable for administration, changing Motilal Vora.

The largest gainer from the reshuffle is Randeep Surjewala, who has been been appointed as AICC Basic Secretary of Karnataka and likewise a member of the six-member committee that can help the Congress president in working the affairs of the get together. Whereas Rajeev Shukla has been appointed because the in-charge of Himachal.

Nevertheless, Jitin Prasad has obtained a promotion regardless of being a signatory on the controversial letter to Sonia Gandhi. Prasad has been appointed because the in-charge for poll-bound West Bengal, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will proceed to be answerable for Uttar Pradesh, whereas Manickam Tagore would be the new secretary in-charge for Telangana.

Harish Rawat to be common secretary in-charge Punjab, Tariq Anwar has been made each common secretary in-charge of poll-bound Kerala and Lakshadweep and likewise a member of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), Jitendra Singh in-charge Assam, and Oommen Chandy can be in-charge for Andhra Pradesh.

New members of the Congress Working Committee can be – Digvijay Singh, Rajiv Shukla, Manickam Tagore, Pramod Tiwari, Jairam Ramesh, HK Patil, Salman Khurshid, Pawan Bansal, Dinesh Gundurao, Manish Chatrath and Kuljit Nagra.

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