Congress party appointed ex-journalist Supriya Shrinate as a spokesperson of All India Congress Committee today. A press release conveying the decision was issued by Randeep Singh Surjewala. The appointment has been cleared by Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi.
Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi has approved the appointment of Ms Supriya Shrinate as Spokesperson of All India Congress Committee. pic.twitter.com/otp9RgEeyq
— INC Sandesh (@INCSandesh) September 21, 2019
She had contested the Lok Sabha elections of 2019 from Maharajganj seat in Uttar Pradesh. The party had replaced former Tanushree Tripathi with Supriya Shrinate as its Lok Sabha candidate from Maharajganj.
Last week, Congress party had also appointed two new national spokesperson to kickstart the game in the upcoming electoral season. Sharmistha Mukherjee (daughter of former President Pranab Mukherjee) and Anshul Meira Kumar (son of former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar) were appointed to honor the posts.
After the debacle of Congress party in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, many spokespersons had resigned from their posts. Priyanka Chaturvedi, one of the former spokesperson of the Congress had also left and joined BJP owing to the alleged misconduct by party workers.