SHILLONG, Sept 14: Keeping in mind upcoming Lok Sabha election in 2019, the All India Congress committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi has appointed a fresh set of people as the secretaries of Congress besides assigning them as the in-charge of the party of specific states.
In an official notification, senior Congress leader and former power minister of Assam Pradyut Bordoloi, former Bihpuria legislator Bhupen Bora from Assam have been appointed as All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretaries.
The party also appointed senior Congress leaders Zenith Sangma, Charles Pyngrope and Amapareen Lyngdoh from Meghalaya, Victor Keishing from Manipur and Pradyot Deb Barman from Tripura as the secretaries of the AICC.
Among the new secretaries appointed former Assam power minister Bordoloi has made the in-charge of Nagaland while Bora has been assigned to look after Tripura, Congress general secretary Ashok Gehlot said in the notification.
Meghalaya Congress leader Sangma, brother of former chief minister Mukul Sangma, has been made in-charge for Arunachal Pradesh while Pyngrope has been given the charge of Manipur. Former Meghalaya public works department minister Lyngdoh has been made the in-charge of Mizoram.
Pradyot Deb Barman has been given the charge of Sikkim and Manipur’s Keising has been assigned as in-charge of Meghalaya.