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Pritam Singh appointed new Uttarakhand Congress chief

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

Chakrata Pritam Singh was today appointed as the new president of the where the party was routed in the recent assembly polls.

Singh's appointment was made by the party high-command, state chief spokesman Mathuradutt Joshi said.

A former minister, Singh replaces Kishore Upadhayay whose tenure comes to an end next month.

Congratulating Singh on his appointment, the outgoing chief expressed hope that the new leadership will strengthen the party in the state.

He said he will extend all his cooperation to the party's new president and thanked all the party workers and office bearers for their cooperating with him during his three-year tenure.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, May 04 2017. 18:42 IST