Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday appointed A Revanth Reddy and Ponnam Prabhakar as working presidents of the Telangana unit of the party.
According to a press release issued by the All India Congress Committee (AICC), the Congress president also set up a 15-member core committee with AICC in-charge of Telangana chairman R C Khuntia as chairman of the coordination committee for the Telangana unit and PCC president N Uttam Kumar Reddy as its convener. The panel will take all key decisions ahead of the assembly election slated for later this year.
The assembly election in Telangana was necessitated after Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao dissolved the assembly ahead of its tenure which was till May 2019.
The party’s 17-member campaign committee will have Mallu Bhatti Vkramarka Mallu, MLA, as its chairman, D K Aruna as its co-chairman and Sravan Dasoju as convener, while the 35-member manifesto committee for Telangana Congress will have Damodar C Rajanarasimha as chairman, K Venkat Reddy as co-chairperson and Bomma Mahesh Kumar Goud as its convener, a statement from AICC general secretary Ashok Gehlot said.
(With PTI inputs)