Cong sets up political affair panel for Karnataka poll

 
Cong sets up political affair panel for Karnataka poll

New Delhi (IANS): Congress president Sonia Gandhi has constituted a Political Affairs Committee (PAC) for the Karnataka Assembly polls due in 2023.

She also appointed five AICC Secretaries -- D Sridhar Babu, MLA; P C Vishnunadh, MLA; Roji M. John, MLA; Mayura S Jayakumar and Abhishek Dutt -- attached with General Secretary Incharge of Karnataka, Randeep Surjewala, with immediate effect. Surjewala has been appointed as the convenor of the PAC which comprises 22 members.

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Other members of the committee included the state Congress chief D.K. Shivakumar, former chief ministers Siddaramaiah and M Veerappa Moily, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, senior party leaders B.K. Hariprasad, Dinesh Gundurao, Margret Alva, D K Suresh and party's task force member Sunil Kanugolu. The next assembly election is scheduled to be held in April-May next year.