Congress appoints Kamal Nath as MP unit president, Jyotiraditya Scindia as campaign chief

By: |
New Delhi | Published: April 26, 2018 2:00:12 PM

The Congress today appointed senior leader Kamal Nath as president of its Madhya Pradesh unit and Jyotiraditya Scindia as campaign committee chief ahead of elections in the state expected later this year, said a statement from the party.

Congress, Kamal Nath, madhya pradesh, Jyotiraditya ScindiaThe party also appointed Girish Chodankar as the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief for Goa, replacing Shantaram Naik who had resigned a few days ago.

The Congress today appointed senior leader Kamal Nath as president of its Madhya Pradesh unit and Jyotiraditya Scindia as campaign committee chief ahead of elections in the state expected later this year, said a statement from the party. The party also appointed Girish Chodankar as the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief for Goa, replacing Shantaram Naik who had resigned a few days ago. “Congress President Rahul Gandhi has cleared the appointment of Kamal Nath and PCC president of Madhya Pradesh and Jyotiraditya Scindia as Chairman, Campaign Committee of the state,”AICC general secretary Ashok Gehlot said in a statement.

The party also appointed four working presidents – Bala Bachhan, Ramnivas Rawat, Jitu Patwari and Surender Chaudhary — in the Madhya Pradesh state unit. The appointments come a few months before the state assembly elections, where the Congress is seeking to wrest power from the BJP. The chief ministerial candidate has not yet been decided as the choice still seems open with both Kamal Nath and Scindia in the race, a party leader said.

Follow financialexpress.com for all news and analysis on the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Check Lok Sabha election 2019 schedule, Lok Sabha Constituency Details and updates on campaigning by Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter.

Switch to Hindi Edition