Perception of Party, Common Man's Issues First Priority, Says New UP Congress Chief Ajay Kumar Lallu
Lucknow: In his first reaction after being appointed as the Uttar Pradesh chief of the Congress, Ajay Kumar Lallu said his prime priority would be to change people's perception of the party by taking up issues concerning the common man.
AICC Monday night announced Ajay as the new UPCC President and made Aradhana Misra 'Mona' as the leader of Congress Legislature Party, in his place.
AICC General Secretary KC Venugopal, in a press release, also said 12 general secretaries and 24 secretaries were appointed too for the state.
Besides, an 18-member Advisory Council to general secretary and eight-member working group on strategy and planning, comprising senior leaders, has also been set up.
Lallu, a Vaishya by caste, represents Tamkuhi Raj Assembly constituency in Kushinagar while Aradhana Misra,a Brahmin, represents Rampur Khas seat of Pratapgarh.