Vikas Upadhayaya appointed AICC Secretary

Raipur West Legislator entrusted with organizational affairs in poll-bound Assam

Central Chronicle News
Raipur, Dec 19:

All India Congress Committee (AICC) has appointed the Congress Legislator from Raipur West and Parliamentary Secretary Vikas Upadhayaya as AICC Secretary and has entrusted him with the responsibility of Organizational affairs in poll-bound Assam.
According to the information received, the AICC General Secretary Venugopal on Saturday issued orders following approval from the party President Sonia Gandhi in which six leaders have been appointed as AICC Secretaries. While three of them have been assigned responsibility of Assam, the other three have been given the charge of Kerala. Both the states which would go to Legislative Assembly next year, are considered to be key for the battling hard Congress party. In view of it, the young faces have been given responsibity to share the load of General Secretary in-charge of party affairs in respective states.
However, the elevation of Vikas Upadhayaya from Chhattisgarh is considered to be a significant step as the young Legislator from Raipur not only enjoys confidence of central leadership but has been very good at the organizational affairs. Not only he has been MLA for the last two years, he had successfully handled the Raipur District Congress Committee (RDCC) as President before entering into electoral fray in the last Assembly polls in Chhattisgarh.
Talking to the section of media persons over his appointment as AICC Secretary, the Parliamentary Secretary Vikas Upadhayaya said that he understands his role and has experience to handle the responsibility under the guidance of senior leaders. He extended his gratitude towards the Party President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi as well as Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and CPCC President Moham Markam for the faith shown on him to handle the responsibility of AICC Secretary and in-charge of Organizational Affairs in Assam.
Top leaders including the Cabinet Minister TS Singhdeo has congratulated Vikas Upadhayaya on the new responsibility given to him by the central leadership.

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