Congress Party Starts Shuffling its Organizational Leadership in Four States

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Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi

The Congress is pushing ahead with changes in its organizational leadership after it met with the dissidents with an overhaul in leadership in four states — Telangana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra.

Telangana Congress President Uttam Kumar Reddy has resigned taking responsibility for poor performance in Hyderabad local polls. Gujarat Congress president Amit Chavda has also resigned after the party’s poor performance in Gujarat by-polls.

The Congress had made changes in the Mumbai Regional Congress Committee. Balasaheb Thorat, who is the Maharashtra Congress president, is also the leader of Maharashtra Congress Legislature Party

The party’s interim president Sonia Gandhi has appointed three All-India Congress Committee (AICC) secretaries each for Assam and Kerala, where Assembly polls are due early next year.

The newly appointed secretaries will assist the general secretaries in-charge of the two states — Jitendra Singh for Assam and Tariq Anwar for Kerala.

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