Ahead of Karnataka elections, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today appointed Yashomati Thakur as AICC Secretary for the party affairs in the state.
She is being attached to general secretary in-charge of Karnataka K C Venugopal, a statement from AICC general secretary Ashok Gehlot said.
Thakur is an advocate and an MLA from Maharashtra, representing the Teosa Assembly constituency in the state.
Her appointment is a part of Gandhi's efforts to bring in youth in key positions in the party.
Gandhi had appointed young party leaders Rajeev Satav and former Union Minister Jitendra Singh as the AICC in-charges for Gujarat and Odisha respectively, only yesterday.
Incidently, this is also the first communication by Gehlot as General Secretary Organisation of the party.
Gehlot had yesterday replaced Janardan Dwivedi, who stepped down after over two decades in the position.
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