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Leaders close to Manpreet Badal get key postings in PPCC

Close associates of Congress leader Manpreet Badal, who were with him when he was heading People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) that merged with the Congress last year, have been allotted key postings in the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) after polls.

punjab Updated: Feb 08, 2017 23:05 IST
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Close associates of Congress leader Manpreet Badal, who were with him when he was heading People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) that merged with the Congress last year, have been allotted key postings in the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) after polls.

Addressing a press conference in Jalandhar, PPCC spokesperson Dr Navjot Dahiya, who is also key leader in Manpreet camp, disclosed that Baba Rajinder Singh Johal, who contested 2012 assembly polls from Jalandhar Cantonment has been elevated as vice-president of the PPCC whereas another leader from Adampur Jagdish Jassal, who was a ticket aspirant from the seat has been promoted as PPCC general secretary.

“These leaders have been promoted by PPCC chief Captain Amarinder Singh following their positive contribution in the recently held polls.” said Dahiya. “These leaders have been working overtime to ensure the victory of Congress,” said Dr Dahiya who was accompanied by the promoted leaders. Other former PPP leaders Raj Kumar Raju from Jalandhar West and Sukhbir Singh Minhas from Jalandhar Central has been appointed PPPC secretaries.

“The Congress has got new strength as the entire PPP rank and file has worked to ensure party‘s victory in the polls. We are dedicated Congress workers now and ready to play key roles within the party,” said Dr Dahiya.

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