Cong adds 10 leaders to star campaigners' list

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Cong adds 10 leaders to star campaigners' list

Thursday, 12 May 2022 | PNS | Dehradun

Facing flak over the selection of leaders as star campaigners for the Champawat by elections, the Uttarakhand Congress added 10 more leaders in the list of the star campaigners on Wednesday. The list now has 40 leaders. The general secretary of Uttarakhand Congress, Vijay Saraswat said that the 10 new leaders have been added in the list of star campaigners on the orders of the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Karan Mahara. All these leaders are the MLAs of the party. He said that the names of deputy leader of Congress Legislature Party Bhuwan Kapdi, MLAs Rajendra Bhandari, Vikram Singh Negi, Manoj Tiwari, Mamta Rakesh, Furkan Ahmed, Virendra Jati, Ravi Bahadur and Anupma Rawat. Saraswat said that soon the party would release the campaign programme of the national leaders and star campaigners for the Champawat by polls. On May 9, the Uttarakhand Congress had released a list of 30 star campaigners. The list included former President of Congress party Rahul Gandhi and national general secretary Priyanka Gandhi and many senior central and state leaders of the party.