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Pranab back as Bengal PCC chief

External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday got another assignment from the Congress — to head the party’s West Bengal unit till the Lok Sabha elections....

External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday got another assignment from the Congress — to head the party’s West Bengal unit till the Lok Sabha elections. Mukherjee is already heading the party’s manifesto committee,which is drafting the manifesto for the general elections that are expected before May-end.

“Due to the prolonged illness” of Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi,Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has approved the proposal to appoint Mukherjee as the West Bengal Congress Committee president with immediate effect till the LS polls,AICC general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said on Thursday.