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Congress appoints Bhupesh Baghel as senior observer for UP assembly elections

The Congress on Saturday appointed Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel as a senior observer for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls next year.

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New Delhi Updated on: October 02, 2021 17:57 IST
Congress appoints Bhupesh Baghel as senior observer for UP assembly elections
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Congress appoints Bhupesh Baghel as senior observer for UP assembly elections

The Congress on Saturday appointed Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel as a senior observer of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) for the ensuing assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, with immediate effect.

Baghel, who had played a crucial role in the run-up to the Assam assembly polls with his team carrying out extensive booth training of party workers, has in the past discussed the preparations for the elections in UP with Congress general secretary in-charge Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

"The Congress president has appointed Shri Bhupesh Bhagel, chief minister, Chhattisgarh, as AICC senior observer for the ensuing elections in Uttar Pradesh, with immediate effect," the Congress said in a statement.

In a tweet, Bhupesh Baghel said, "Hon'ble National President Smt. Sonia Gandhi ji has instructed me to be an observer for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. It's a big responsibility. I will try my best to live up to the expectations of the top leadership." 

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