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Mohan Markam appointed Chhattisgarh Congress chief

New Delhi

28-June-2019

Mohan Markam has been appointed as the new chief of Congress' Chhattisgarh unit.

In an official release, party General Secretary K.C. Venugopal said: "Congress President Rahul Gandhi has appointed Mohan Markam as new Chhattisgarh Congress Pradesh Committee chief with immediate effect."

The release said that the party appreciated the contribution of outgoing President of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) Bhupesh Baghel.

Congress came to power in Chhattisgarh by winning 67 out of 90 seats in the 2018 Assembly elections. However, it won only two out of 11 seats in the Lok Sabha elections. IANS