Yashomati Thakur appointed AICC secretary for Karnataka

Yashomati Thakur appointed AICC secretary for Karnataka

NEW DELHI: Ahead of Karnataka elections, Congress President Rahul Gandhi appointed Yashomati Thakur as AICC Secretary for the party affairs in the state.nnShe is being attached to general secretary in-charge of Karnataka K C Venugopal, a statement from AICC general secretary Ashok Gehlot said.nnThakur is an advocate and an MLA from Maharashtra, representing the Teosa Assembly constituency in the state.nnHer appointment is a part of Gandhi’s efforts to bring in youth in key positions in the party.nnGandhi had appointed young party leaders Rajeev Satav and former Union Minister Jitendra Singh as the AICC in-charges for Gujarat and Odisha respectively, only yesterday.nnIncidently, this is also the first communication by Gehlot as General Secretary Organisation of the party.nnOn Friday, Gehlot had replaced Janardan Dwivedi, who stepped down after over two decades in the position.nnSource: Press Trust of India

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