Rahul Gandhi appoints Ashok Gehlot as Congress Gen. Secy.

ANI | Updated: Mar 30, 2018 20:56 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar. 30 (ANI): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday appointed Ashok Gehlot as All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary In-charge, Organisation, Training, replacing Janardhan Diwedi from the post.

Gandhi also appointed former Union Minister Jitendra Singh as the new All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge of Odisha.

A press release by the AICC read, "The party appreciates the hard work and contribution of Shri. B. K. Hariprasad, who will be stepping down from his responsibility as AICC General Secretary in-charge, Odisha."

Meanwhile, the Congress president appointed MP Rajeev Satav as the AICC in-charge of Gujarat with immediate effects.

In another order, Gandhi has appointed Lalji Desai as the chief organiser of the All India Congress Seva Dal, in place of Mehendra Joshi. (ANI)