Luizinho Faleiro to head Congress poll coordination panel amid reports he is upset with state unit

Congress is seeking to oust the BJP from the state in the upcoming elections.
Luizinho Faleiro to head Congress poll coordination panel amid reports he is upset with state unit
Luizinho Falerio made the chairman of the election coordination committee

The Congress on Thursday set up various committees ahead of  Goa  assembly polls with former chief minister Luizinho Faleiro made the chairman of the election coordination committee.

The appointments come amid reports that Luizinho Faleiro will bid adieu to the grand old party. Speculations have been rife that the veteran leader is upset with the state Congress unit and seems to be in contact with Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress.

On Thursday, former Calangute MLA Agnelo Fernandes said that Faleiro has been humiliated by the State Congress leaders.

Apart from Faleiro, Other members of this all-important panel are P Chidambaram, Dinesh Gundu Rao, Pratap Singh Rane and Eduardo Falerio, among others.

Three-time Congress legislator Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco has been made the chairperson of the campaign committee, while Sangita Parab will be the panel's co-chairperson.

Party leader Ramakant Khalap will be the chairman of the manifesto committee and Elvis Gomes will be its co-chairperson.

The publicity committee will be headed by Chandrakant Chodankar and Martha Saldhana will be its co-chairperson.

The panels constituted by party chief Sonia Gandhi come ahead of assembly elections in the state slated early next year.  

Congress is seeking to oust the BJP from the state in the upcoming elections.

(With inputs from PTI)

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