Congress President Rahul Gandhi appoints new in-charge for Maharashtra

Many party workers had filed a complaint about the working pattern of Mohan Prakashn and they demanded his removal and RaGa appointed Mallikarjun Kharge


Ahead of the Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha elections next year, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has made changes in the state’s leadership. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has been appointed as general secretary of All India Congress Committee (AICC) and has been handed with the responsibility of Maharashtra. Kharge has replaced Mohan Prakash who held the post for nine years.

After being suddenly removed, Prakash expressed his gratitude towards the Congress President and Sonia Gandhi and thanked them for giving him a chance to work for the party. “I also want to thank party workers and leaders in the state,” said Prakash. 

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Gandhi has also appointed three secretaries for the state including Sonal Patel, Aashish Dua, and Sampat Kumar. It has been said that many had a complaint about Prakash’s working style and demanded his removal. 

75-year-old Kharge belongs to Karnataka and he is among the top leaders of the party. Rahul Gandhi also appointed three secretaries for Maharashtra. Senior Congress leaders hoped that Kharge will show a new direction to the Congress.

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