With Assembly elections a few months away,Congress on Wednesday brought in a new team for Delhi by reconstituting the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) executive and setting up manifesto and publicity committees.
PCC chief J P Agarwal is the head of both the committees,which have Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit as ex-officio member and several Delhi ministers and senior leaders as their members.
AICC general secretaries Ajay Maken and Janardan Dwivedi and Union Ministers Kapil Sibal and Krishna Tirath are permanent invitees to the 23-member DPCC executive. Delhi MPs Karan Singh,Sandeep Dikshit,Mahabal Mishra and Ramesh Kumar are among the permanent invitees,as are senior leaders Sajjan Kumar,Jagdish Tytler,Subhash Chopra,Prem Singh and J K Jain.
Sunil Anand has been made the treasurer,AICC general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said clarifying it was not Sunil Yadav as the list inadvertently carried.
Pradip Sharma,Naresh Kumar Neetu,Mehmood Zia,O P Bhiduri and Sushma Yadav are among the 14 general secretaries of PCC.
Ashok Kumar Jain,Rajendra Mallick,Anjali Rai,Tarif Singh are among the 12 vice-presidents while T C Rao,Tulsiram Sablania,Kiran Kapoor,O P Goyel,P K Mishra are among the members of the newly-constituted executive.
The ten-member manifesto committee also has Kiran Walia,Ramakant Goswami,Arvinder Singh Lovely (all ministers in state government) as also Vishwabhandu Gupta,Dhirendra Tyagi,Suresh Mallick,Abhijit Singh Gulati,Mukesh Goyal,Farhad Suri and Varyam Kaur.
The publicity committee has Rajkumar Chauhan,J K Jain,Karan Singh,Anil Bhardwaj,Devendra Yadav,Abhishek Dutt,Amrita Dhawan,Sanjay Puri,Brahma Yadav and Alok Sharma as members.