Ahead of poll, Congress announces a Jumbo team

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15 Vice-Presidents, 18 General Secretaries, 68 Secretaries, 14 Permanent Invitee, 11 Executive Committee

Vikramaditya Singh, Raghubir Bali appointed General Secretary, Ashish Butail Treasurer

Shimla: Ahead of the parliamentary election 2019, the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee has formed a jumbo committee. The committee now consists of 15 vice-presidents, 18 general secretaries, 68 secretaries and 17 district chiefs.

Veteran Leader Virbhadra Singh is included in permanent invitee along with Mukesh Agnihotri, GS Bali, Pratibha Singh, Anand Sharma, Vidya Stokes, Asha Kumari and seven others. Former Congress president Sukhvidner Singh has been included in executive committee. Sudhir Sharma, Rohit Thakur, Rajesh Dharmani and seven others aremember of the committee.

Palampur legislature Ashish Butail has been appointed Treasurer of the state unit. He is son of Congress Veteran and former Vidhan Sabha speaker Brij Bihari Lal Butail.

With this jumbo team, newly appointed state party president Kuldeep Singh Rathore has given rest to all speculations of replacing some leaders appointed during the Sukhvidner Singh Sukhu tenure. Rathore hasn’t tempered with any, but appointed few more in his team. Kuldeep Rathore said that he has included two new faces of Youth Congress Vikramaditya Singh and Manmohan Katoch in his team. Rathore reiterated to work in the field and reinvigorate the grass root level workers to ensure party victory in the forthcoming parliamentary election.

Vice-Presidents

Anita Sharma, Gangu Ram Musafir, Ram Lal Thakur, Chander Kumar, Geeta Negi, Harbhajan Singh Bhajji, Beeru Ram, Ajay Bhadhur Singh, Varender Dharmani, Pawan Kajal, Lakhwinder Rana, Kehar Singh Khachi, Prakash Chaudhary and Mohinder Chauhan in.

General Secretary

Vikramaditya Singh, Rajneesh Kimta, Harshwardhan Singh, Ajay Mahajan, Ravi Thakur, Vinod Sultanpuri, Sunder Thakur, Ram Kumar, Sunil Sharma, Kalish Prashar, Naresh Chauhan, Sanjay Awasti, Dharamvir Dhami, Raghuvir Bali, Kewal Singh Pathania, Manmohan Kochar, Vinay Chauhan and Maheshwar Chauhan.

President of district committee

Chamba – Neeraj Nayaar, Kangra – Suman Verma, Dehra – Roma Kaundal, Palampur – Karun Sharma, Nurpur – Karan Singh Pathania, Lahaul Spiti – Gailsen Thakur, Kullu – Budhi Singh Thakur, Mandi – Deepak Sharma, Sunder Nagar – Pawan Thakur, Hamirpur – Naresh Thakur, Una – Rajeev Prashar, Bilaspur – Bambar Thakur, Solan – Rahul Singh Thakur, Sirmour – Ajay Solanki, Kinnaur – Umesh Negi, Shimla Rural -Yashwant Chhajta and Arun Sharma has been given responsibility of Shimla Urban.

Most of appointed Congress leaders taken to social media for expressing their gratitude. On such Raghubir Singh Bali, on his appointment General Secretary for the second time, thanked AICC president Rahul Gandhi and assured party high command to live up to the expectation of the party will work to strengthen the party at every level.