List of 44 DCC presidents issued
THE MUCH-AWAITED list of District Congress Committees? (DCC) presidents was issued late tonight by the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee but the party was able to finalise presidents of only 44 of the total 61 DCCs in the State.Updated: Feb 25, 2006 13:08 IST
THE MUCH-AWAITED list of District Congress Committees’ (DCC) presidents was issued late tonight by the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee but the party was able to finalise presidents of only 44 of the total 61 DCCs in the State.
The districts where presidents were still to be finalised included Bhopal (urban and rural), Indore (urban), Jabalpur (urban and rural), Ujjain (urban and rural), Sehore, Dewas (urban), Guna, Harda, Mandsaur, Neemuch, Shajapur, Betul, Vidisha and Mandla.
Just one Muslim name, Akbar Nizami from Rewa city, figures in the list. Union Minister Kantilal Bhuria’s niece Kalavati Bhuria has become District Congress Committee president from Jhabua.
Other than that, none of the senior leaders’ relatives have managed to become District Congress Committee presidents. About a dozen of State Congress president Subhash Yadav’s followers have been elected as DCC presidents while Member of Parliament Jyotiraditya Scindia also has about the same number of his followers figuring in the list.
Union HRD Minister Arjun Singh and former Chief Minister Digvijay Singh each have about half-a-dozen of their supporters being elected as District Congress Committee presidents.
A fewer followers of Union Minister Suresh Pachauri have been elected. The list, however, includes the name of just one supporter of leader of Opposition Jamuna Devi. Madan Mandhania has been elected DCC president from Dhar.
The List:Anuppur (Bhupinder Singh), Ashok Nagar (Dr Dharmendra Chaudhary), Badwani (Chandrabhaga Kirade), Balaghat (Pushpa Bisen), Bhind (Hari Singh Narwaria), Burhanpur city (Ajay Raghuvanshi), Burhanpur rural (Raghunath Choudhary), Chhindwara
(Ganga Tiwari), Chhatarpur (Jagdish Shukla), Damoh (Rudra Pratap Singh), Datia (Ghanshyam Singh), Dewas rural (Kailash Kundal), Dhar (Madan Mandhania), Dindori (Mishra), Gwalior city (Prakash Khandelwal), Gwalior rural (Dr Amresh Kailashiya), Hoshangabad (Vijay Dubey), Indore rural (Hemant Pal), Jhabua (Kalavati Bhuria), Katni rural (Ramakant Pathak),
Katni city (Priyadarshan Gaur), Khandwa city (Ajay Ojha), Khandwa rural (Poonam Patel), Khargone (Sildar Patel), Morena (Bhagwan Singh Tomar), Narsinghpur (Sunil Jaiswal), Panna (Jaiprakash Patel), Raisen (Ravi Maheshwari), Rajgarh (Narayan Singh Amlave), Ratlam city (Vinod Mishra), Ratlam rural (Hariram Patidar), Rewa city (Akbar Nizami), Rewa rural (Arjun
Singh Chouhan), Sagar city (Jagdish Yadav), Sagar rural (Kalpatri Devi), Satna city (Pradhuman Singh Saluja), Satna rural
(Rajaram Tripathi), Seoni (Mahesh Chand Malu), Shahdol (Rakesh Katare), Sheopur (Brijesh Singh Chouhan), Shivpuri (Lalasaheb Yadav),
Sidhi (Tilakraj Singh), Tikamgarh (Ravindra Advaryu), Umaria – Ajay Singh.
First Published: Feb 25, 2006 13:08 IST