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Jyotiraditya Scindia to head Maharashtra Congress screening panel

A letter from the party has been released, which states the names of those appointed with the screening committee, ahead of the Assembly elections in Maharashtra.

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New Delhi Updated on: August 22, 2019 23:36 IST
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Scindia appointed chairman of AICC screening committee 

The All India Congress Committee Thursday constituted a screening committee for the upcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra. The party has named Jyotiraditya Scindia as the chairman of the committee. 

News agency ANI released a letter, which stated the names of those who have been appointed for the committee. 

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All India Congress Committee constitutes screening committee

Jyotiraditya Scindia had submitted his resignation as the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) on July 7, 2019. 

In a tweet, Jyotiraditya Scindia had said, "Accepting the people’s verdict and taking accountability, I had submitted my resignation as General Secretary of AICC to Rahul Gandhi. I thank him for entrusting me with this responsibility and for giving me the opportunity to serve our party."

Scindia also openly vouched for the revoking of Article 370 -- a move undertaken by arch-rivals, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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