NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi appointed KS Alagiri as the new president of the Tamil Nadu Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC).
Apart from Alagiri, four other party leaders namely H Vasantha Kumar, K Jayakumar, MK Vishu Prasad and Mayura Jayakumar have been appointed as the working president of Tamil Nadu PCC to assist him.
Gandhi has also appointed Mariyam Bibi as the working presidents for Andaman and Nicobar Islands Mahila Congress and Miani Dalbot Shira as working presidents for Meghalaya Mahila Congress.
The Congress president also approved the formation of Coordination Committee, Pradesh Election Committee, Publicity Committee, Media Coordination Committee and Election Management Team for Lakshadweep TCC.
To further strengthen the party ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Congress also made the fresh appointment in AICC SC Department with Raj Kamal being appointed as National Convener of LDMRC and Raju Bichhole as Zonal Coordinator (North Zone), Dalit Shakti.
As per the announcement, a fresh appointment was also made on the posts of Chairman, Convenor, Vice Chairman for SC Department in PCC's of Delhi, Gujarat, Tripura, West Bengal and Chandigarh TCC.
With inputs from ANI