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Sonia appoints 3 new general secretaries in poll-bound Punjab

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

President has approved fresh appointments in the jumbo Pradesh Committee in poll-bound Punjab, with the addition of three new general secretaries.

leader and former mayor of Ravinder Pal Singh Pali, besides Sukhwinder Singh Saini and Rajanbir Singh have been appointed as new general secretaries in the PPCC headed by

"Congress President has approved some names to be included in the Pradesh Congress Committee, one DCC chief and an office-bearer of the Minorities department," general secretary Janaradan Dwivedi said.

Tinku has been made president of the Ropar District Congress Committee, while Mohammed Kaleem Azad has been appointed vice chairman of the Minorities department of Congress in the state.

Besides, Joginder Singh Maini has been appointed a new member of the Executive Committee of PPCC and Manmohan Kaushal and Jasmeet Singh (Raja) have been appointed as new members of the PCC.

Congress has approved a jumbosized PPCC some time ago in a please-all exercise. Congress is seeking to wrest control of the state from the Akali-BJP combine after a gap of 10 years, with AAP giving it a good fight.

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First Published: Wed, October 19 2016. 20:13 IST