Randeep Surjewala appointed Congress basic secretary for poll-bound M.P., Mukul Wasnik to deal with celebration affairs in Gujarat

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala. File

Congress chief Randeep Singh Surjewala. File
| Photograph Credit score: ANI

As Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge named Randeep Surjewala because the celebration’s new basic secretary for poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, and Mukul Wasnik for Gujarat, the highlight is again on the delay in saying a brand new Congress Working Committee (CWC).

Mr. Kharge had been authorised to appoint CWC members on February 24 on the Raipur Plenary session. Nonetheless, he’s but to announce the celebration’s highest decision-making physique and remains to be functioning with the outgoing CWC or its Steering Committee.

New tasks

Mr. Wasnik, as soon as part of the so-called G-23, a gaggle that had revolted in opposition to the Congress management, will now change Raghu Sharma as the overall secretary in-charge of Gujarat.

Mr. Surjewala has been given the duty for poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, along with his duty for Karnataka. In M.P, he replaces the celebration’s senior chief from Delhi, Jai Prakash Aggarwal.

Mr. Surjewala — who had delivered Karnataka by taking alongside totally different factions of Karnataka Congress and provide you with modern slogans like “40 per cent sarkara” in opposition to the BJP authorities — will now be working alongside senior leaders like Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh, because the Congress seeks to wrest M.P. from the BJP. Generally known as a detail-oriented politician, Mr. Surjewala was just lately appointed as a senior election observer for the poll-bound State.

Modifications underway in States

Mr. Kharge additionally appointed former MLA Ajay Rai — who had unsuccessfully contested in opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi within the 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha polls — because the president of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee, with speedy impact, changing Dalit chief Brijlal Khabri.

“The celebration appreciates the contribution of the outgoing PCC president Brijlal Khabri, Ex-MP, and all of the zonal presidents,” mentioned an announcement issued by the celebration’s basic secretary for organisation, Ok.C. Venugopal.

An organisational overhaul of State models of the Congress is underway and extra appointments are prone to be made within the coming days, a supply mentioned.

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