Sonia names Rawat Cong Uttarakhand campaign chief

MLA Ganesh Godiyal as the Uttarakhand Congress president

Sonia names Rawat Cong Uttarakhand campaign chief

Harish Rawat. PTI file

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, July 22

Congress general secretary in charge of Punjab Harish Rawat was on Thursday named Uttarakhand campaign committee chairman for the upcoming state elections in 2022.

In good books of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi after effecting a successful leadership transition in Punjab Congress, Rawat has now been charged with a key responsibility in Uttarakhand.

The new team names MLA Ganesh Godiyal as the Uttarakhand Congress president.

Senior leader Pritam Singh replaces late veteran Indira Hridayesh as the leader of opposition in the state assembly.

Rajya Sabha MP Pradeep Tamta has been nominated as vice chairman of the state campaign committee.

Senior leader Dinesh Agarwal has been appointed campaign coordinator.

Sonia Gandhi has also appointed four working presidents— Jeet Ram, Bhuvan Kapri, Tilak Raj and Ranjeet Rawat.

Gandhi has also unveiled the state unit list complete with campaign committee, core committee, election coordination committee and manifesto committee.

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