Former Kerala chief minister Oomen Chandy replaces Digvijaya Singh as AICC in-charge of Andhra Pradesh

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday appointed former Kerala chief minister Oomen Chandy as AICC general secretary, in-charge of Andhra Pradesh with immediate effect, replacing Digvijaya Singh.

File image of former Kerala chief minister Oomen Chandy. PTI

File image of former Kerala chief minister Oomen Chandy. PTI

Party spokesperson Gaurav Gogoi has also been appointed as the party's in-charge of West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, replacing CP Joshi.

Gogoi is son of fomer Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi.

The party appreciates the hard work and contribution of Shri Digvijaya Singh, who will be stepping down from his responsibility as AICC general secretary in-charge of Andhra Pradesh, statement from party general secretary Ashok Gehlot said.

He also said that the party appreciates the hard work and contribution of Dr CP Joshi, who will be stepping down from his responsibility as AICC general secretary in-charge of West Bengal and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

The changes will be enforced with immediate effect, the party said.


Updated Date: May 27, 2018 16:25 PM

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