Congress appoints leaders to analyse situation in states post polls

New Delhi, March 16 : Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday announced a list of leaders who will assess the situation in the five states where Congress lost the recent elections and suggest organizational changes. The leaders appointed by the Congress President will asses poll situation, and suggest organisational changes in the states “from MLA candidates to important leaders”, Congress said. This comes a day after the Congress President asked for the resignation of the state chiefs of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur, leaders have been appointed to analyse the situation. For Uttar Pradesh, former on minister Jitendra Singh has been appointed the in-charge, Ajay Maken, who headed the screening committee for candidates in the Punjab polls, will look after Punjab, and AICC General Secretary for Jharkhand Avinash Pandey will analyse Uttarakhand situation. For Goa, Rajya Sabha MP and Jammu and Kashmir in-charge Rajani Patil has been made the in-charge and former on minister Jairam Ramesh will be in-charge of Manipur. Ramesh was the AICC observer in Manipur polls. Sonia Gandhi had on Tuesday sought the resignation of state chiefs of all states that went to polls, following which all of them resigned. AO GNK

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