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Congress names Pranab's daughter, Meira Kumar's son national spokespersons

Jammu Links 2019-09-09 00:00:00

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday appointed former president Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee and and ex-Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar's son Anshul Kumar as national spokespersons.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has approved their appointment, party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said in a statement.


Appointment of following persons as National Spokesperson, AICC.

— INC Sandesh (@INCSandesh) September 9, 2019

Sharmishtha, the Delhi Mahila Congress chief, took to Twitter to thank Gandhi and Surjewala for the appointment.

Thanks & gratitude to Hon’ble @INCIndia President Smt. Sonia Gandhi ji for appointing me as National Spokesperson of AICC. Would like to thank Shri @rssurjewala ji as well, and extend my heartiest congratulations to Shri Anshul Meira Kumar ji.

— Sharmistha Mukherjee (@Sharmistha_GK) September 9, 2019