AHMED Patel Appointed AICC Treasurer

BEFORE departing for Germany and the United Kingdom, AICC President Rahul Gandhi appointed senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel from Gujarat as the party’s Treasurer and another senior Rajya Sabha Member Anand Sharma as the chairperson of its Foreign Affairs Department. Sharma replaces Dr Karan Singh, former Maharaja of Jammu & Kashmir and Union Minister. Former Goa Congress chief Luizinho Faleiro was appointed General Secretary in-charge of Northeast states minus Assam, while former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar was made permanent invitee to the Congress Working Committee. Patel, who was political secretary to United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, replaced Motilal Vora as the party treasurer. Ninety years old  Vora is an ex- Chief Minister  of Madhya  Pradesh and  Governor of Uttar Pradesh .A new post has been  created  to accommodate  the  trusted  Congress leaders who is also a Rajya  Sabha Member .He will work Rahul Gandhi as  General Secretary (Administration). Faleiro replaced C.P. Joshi from Rajasthan. Joshi’s services will be utilised for the coming assembly elections in his home state, it is learnt.

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