Former Maharashtra Legislative Assembly speaker Nana Patole has been appointed as the president of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC). He replaces Balasaheb Thorat who holds the Revenue portfolio in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government.
Former Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde’s daughter Pranati has been appointed as the working president. Besides Pranati, the Congress leadership also appointed Shivaji Rao Moge, Basavaraj Patil, Mohamed Arif Naseem, Kunal Rohidas Patil and Chandrakanth Handore as the working president of the party’s Maharashtra unit.
The party has appointed 10 vice presidents. They are Shirish Madhukarrao Chaoudhari, Ramesh Ananda Rao Bagwe, Husain Dalwai, Mohan Joshi, Ranjit Pratap Kamble, Kailash Krishnaro Gorantyal, BI Nagarale, Sharad Aher, MM Shaik and Manik Motiram Jagtap.
“The party appreciates the contributions of outgoing PCC president, Balasaheb Thorat and outgoing working presidents and vice presidents,” party’s general secretary (organisation), KC Venugopal, said in a statement.