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Digvijay Singh given charge of Assam; replaces Moily

Last Updated: Friday, December 3, 2010 - 21:03

New Delhi: AICC General Secretary Digvijay
Singh was on Friday given charge of party affairs in Assam in
place of Union Minister M Veerappa Moily.

Singh, who also looks after Uttar Pradesh, has been
given the additional responsibility of Congress-ruled Assam at
a time when the party is preparing for the crucial assembly
elections likely to be held by mid next year.

The announcement was made by AICC general secretary
Janardan Dwivedi.

Moily continues to be in-charge of party affairs in
Andhra Pradesh. Party sources said the decision has been taken
in view of Moily`s responsibility as law minister.

Singh was also in-charge of Assam during the last
assembly elections.


First Published: Friday, December 3, 2010 - 21:03
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