The Congress has set up a number of committees for the upcoming assembly elections in Assam.
The committees formed by the party include the election committee, manifesto committee, management committee, coordination committee, campaign committee and media committee.
Party president Sonia Gandhi has appointed APCC chief Ripun Bora as Chairman of the state election committee and the coordination committee along with 23 other members while the campaign committee will be headed by Pradyut Bordoloi which has 49 other members.
Former minister Rokibul Hussain has been appointed Chairman of the publicity committee while Gaurav Gogoi will be heading the manifesto committee.
Former MP Ram Prasad Sarma will head the election management committee and Abdul Khaleque will be in-charge of Media.
Mahila Congress President Sushmita Deb has been appointed chairperson of the outreach committee.
The opposition Congress had on January 19 announced a five-party ‘Mahagathbandhan’ to take on the ruling BJP-led coalition in Assam in the upcoming Assembly elections expected to be held in mid-April.
Recently, the party high command had appointed three central leaders — Bhupesh Baghel (Chhattisgarh Chief Minister), Mukul Wasnik (AICC General Secretary) and Shakeel Ahmed Khan (Bihar MLA) — to oversee the election campaign in Assam.