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Oomen Chandy Replaces Digvijaya Singh as AICC In-Charge of Andhra Pradesh

Congress President Rahul Gandhi also appointed Gaurav Gogoi as the in-charge of West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, replacing CP Joshi.

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Updated:May 27, 2018, 1:27 PM IST
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Oomen Chandy Replaces Digvijaya Singh as AICC In-Charge of Andhra Pradesh
File photo of former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy. (PTI Photo)
New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday appointed former Kerala chief minister Oomen Chandy as AICC General Secretary, in-charge of Andhra Pradesh with immediate effect, replacing Digvijaya Singh.

Party spokesperson Gaurav Gogoi has also been appointed as the party's in-charge of West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, replacing CP Joshi. Gogoi is son of former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi.

“The party appreciates the hard work and contribution of Shri Digvijaya Singh, who will be stepping down from his responsibility as AICC General Secretary in-charge of Andhra Pradesh, statement from party general secretary,” Ashok Gehlot said.

He also said that the party appreciates the hard work and contribution of Dr CP Joshi, who will be stepping down from his responsibility as AICC General Secretary in-charge of West Bengal and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

The changes will be enforced with immediate effect, the party said.

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