Congress Snubs Azad, Appoints Bhalla As Working President

SRINAGAR: Snubbing the senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, All India Congress Committee on Thursday appointed former minister and senior leader Raman Bhalla as working president of Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC).

The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi has approved the appointment of senior Congress leader Raman Bhalla as the working president of JKPCC.

AICC general secretary K C Venugopal, stated that the Congress president has approved the proposal of the appointment of Raman Bhalla as working president of JKPCC with immediate effect.

The appointment of Bhalla came a day after The All India Congress Committee (AICC) accepted resignations of party members, considered loyal to Ghulam Nabi Azad, from different posts in Jammu and Kashmir.

Last month, 24 party members had submitted their resignations from their posts and raised a banner of revolt against JKPCC chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir.


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