Congress Promotes Pranab Mukherjee’s Daughter, Meira Kumar’s Son As National Spokespersons

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 09 September 2019, 04:26 PM
Earlier Sharmistha  Mukherjee was the spokesperson of Delhi Congress. (Image Credit: PTI)
Earlier Sharmistha Mukherjee was the spokesperson of Delhi Congress. (Image Credit: PTI)
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    Congress appoints Sharmishtha Mukherjee, Anshul Meira Kumar as national spokespersons

    Earlier, Mukherjee was the spokesperson of Delhi Congress 

    Recently, Sonia Gandhi was appointed as interim president of the Congress

The Congress on Monday appointed Sharmishtha Mukherjee and Anshul Meira Kumar as party’s national spokespersons. Sharmishtha is daughter of former President Pranab Mukherjee while Anshul is son of ex-Lok sabha speaker Meira Kumar and grandson of former deputy prime minister Jagjivan Ram. 

Sharmistha took to Twitter to express her gratitude to Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party's Communication Department in-charge Randeep Surjewala. 

Earlier, Mukherjee was the spokesperson of Delhi Congress and had quit after Sheila Dixit decided to revamp the state unit. 


After the Lok Sabha elections, many Congress spokesperson resigned citing bad performance of the party in the polls. The appointments have come amid the Grand Old Party facing leadership crisis. Recently, Sonia Gandhi was appointed as interim president of the Congress after Rahul Gandhi refused pleas by party men to take back his resignation.

First Published: Monday, September 09, 2019 04:23 PM
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