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Congress announced new chief in poll-bound Manipur

Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Friday appointed N. Loken Singh as the President of the Manipur unit, while also naming three Working Presidents for the poll-bound northeastern state.

Congress announced new chief in poll-bound Manipur
File photo of Congress leader Sonia Gandhi.

Loken Singh was currently the interim state chief. 

In a statement, party General Secretary, Organisation, K.C. Venugopal said that the three Working Presidents are Keisham Meghachandra Singh, Irengbam Hemochandra Singh, and D. Korungthang. 

Loken Singh, Meghachandra Singh, and Korungthang are all sitting MLAs. Gandhi also named a 33-member state executive committee, the statement said. 

Assembly elections in Manipur and four other states are expected to be held in February-March next year.

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