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Kharge to be next PAC chairman

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

leader Mallikarjun Kharge has been nominated as the new chairman of the Public's Account Committee (PAC) of

Kharge, who filed the nomination papers yesterday, will succeed his party colleague K.V. Thomas who is completing three terms in the post.

The senior leader will take charge from May 1.

The Parliamentary Party (CPP) leadership yesterday wrote to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, nominating Kharge's name for the post.

By the virtue of being the PAC chairman, Kharge will now be entitled for a Cabinet rank and an office at the House.

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 12:22 IST