Congress appoints Ashok Gehlot as general secretary incharge of organization and training
New Delhi, Mar 31 (IBNS): Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has been appointed as the AICC general secretary in charge of organisation and training, the Congress party confirmed on Friday.
He will replace senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi.
The Congress said Janardan Dwivedi will be stepping down from his responsibility as AICC General Secretary.
The Congress, in its statement, said the party appreciates 'the hard work and contribution of Janardan Dwivedi'.
"The Congress President Shri Rahul Gandhi has designated Shri Ashok Gehlot as AICC General Secretary Incharge, Organisation and Training in place of Shri Janardan Dwivedi,"read a statement tweeted by the Congress.
This is one of the major rejig in the party since Gandhi took over as Congress chief in December.
Dwivedi has been holding the post for over a decade now.
Image: Ashok Gehlot Twitter page