Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, K P Singhdeo was on Tuesday appointed president of the Orissa unit of Congress.
Singhdeo replaces Jaideb Jena, who had tendered his resignation three days ago, party sources said.
In a complete overhauling of the state of unit of the party before the parliamentary polls, three working presidents have been appointed to assist Singhdeo. They are Chandrasekhar Sahu, L B Mahapatra and Bhakta Charan Das.
Senior leader Srikant Jena would be the chairman of the campaign committee.