The Congress on Thursday formed a political affairs committee for Chhattisgarh, chaired by general secretary Kumari Selja. Its members include Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and Deputy Chief Minister T S Singh Deo.
The Congress President approved the proposal to constitute the Political Affairs Committee of the Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee with immediate effect. State party president Deepak Baij, senior leaders Charan Dass Mahant, Tamardhwaj Sahu, Ravinder Chaubey, Mohd. The other members of the panel are Akbar, Shiv Kumar Dahariya, Mohan Markam, Anila Bhendiya, Jai Singh Aggarwal, Dhanender Sahu and Satyanarayan Sharma.
Saptagiri Sankar Ulaka, Chandan Yadav and Vijay Jangid are ex-officio members of the important committee. Special invitees include Vikas Upadhyay, Rajesh Tiwari, Paras Chopda and chiefs of Mahila Congress, Youth Congress, NSUI and Seva Dal. Chhattisgarh goes to polls later this year and the Congress is struggling to retain power in the state.