Congress names Pranab's daughter, Meira Kumar's son national spokespersons
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.
INC COMMUNIQUE— INC Sandesh (@INCSandesh) September 9, 2019
Appointment of following persons as National Spokesperson, AICC. pic.twitter.com/fg0UGRFjp1
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. pic.twitter.com/HEMoRF6vuC— Sharmistha Mukherjee (@Sharmistha_GK) September 9, 2019