Gaurav Gogoi appointed as AICC incharge of Tripura & Manipur


POLITICS | Oct 8, 2019:

National Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday appointed Gaurav Gogoi as the AICC in-charge of two Northeastern states namely Tripura and Manipur, relieving Luizinho Faleiro of the post.

Faleiro continues to be the All Indian Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary in-charge for other North eastern states.

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His removal comes days after former Tripura Congress Chief Pradyot Debbarman resigned from the party writing to Gandhi against Faleiro.

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According to a party statement, Gogoi will hold the new post "along with his current responsibilities as in-charge of West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar Islands".

Gogoi is a sitting MP from Kaliabor in Assam.