Sonia Gandhi relieves Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee chief with immediate effect

ANI | Updated: Sep 26, 2017 20:15 IST

Patna (Bihar) [India], Sept. 26 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday relieved Ashok Choudhary from his post as Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee chief with immediate effect.

According to the sources the leaders of the party were unhappy with Ashok for dwindling prospects in the state and discontent among party cadres.

Earlier in September, a faction of the Bihar Congress, led by state president Ashok, gave a miss to the anti-BJP rally in Bihar.

He also did not go to Delhi on being summoned by party vice-president Rahul Gandhi for a meeting to discuss the crisis in Bihar after the collapse of the Grand Alliance.(ANI)

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