Digvijay Singh removed as Telangana Congress incharge
This comes close on the heels of Singh’s contentious statements against the Telangana Police, accusing them of encouraging Muslim youth to join Islamic state fighters.
This comes close on the heels of Singh’s contentious statements against the Telangana Police, accusing them of encouraging Muslim youth to join Islamic state fighters, and his spats with Telangana’s IT minister K. T. Rama Rao on social networking sites. Earlier on April 29 this year, he was also removed from the responsibilities of in-charge for poll-bound Karnataka and Goa after the party’s dribble in the later.
In Goa, Congress under the leadership of Singh had failed to form a government despite winning 17 out of the 40 seats as against the 13 wins of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which retained power forging alliances.
Janardhan Dwivedi, secretary, All India Congress Committee (AICC), issued a statement stating that “Digvijay Singh has been relieved of the responsibilities as the General Secretary AICC in-charge, Telangana. The Congress President Sonia Gandhi has approved a new AICC team to look after the party affairs in Telangana”.
While RC Khuntia has been appointed as the in-charge for Telangana, Satish Jakroli has been made the Secretary.