Surajit Dutta is new TPCC chief

Surajit Dutta was today appointed as the President of the Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC), replacing Samir Ranjan Barman.

Updated: Feb 05, 2010, 00:18 AM IST

New Delhi: Surajit Dutta was today appointed
as the President of the Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee
(TPCC), replacing Samir Ranjan Barman.

AICC General Secretary Janardan Dwivedi said party
President Sonia Gandhi has approved the appointment of Dutta.

The appointment comes in the backdrop of dissidence in
the state unit of the party against Barman, a former Chief
Minister.

Dutta, a former minister, was the Vice-President of TPCC
and an MLA before being elevated as the TPCC chief.

PTI

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