The All India Congress Committee on Thursday appointed Union Chemicals and Fertilisers minister Srikant Jena as the chairman of the Odisha Congress campaign committee. party sources said.
The Committee will have 24 members. They are, OPCC president Jayadev Jena, Leader of the Opposition Bhupinder Singh, Bhakta Charan Das, Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra, Rajya Sabha member Ranjib Biswal, Opposition Chief Whip Prasad Harichandan, Narasingha Mishra, Sarat Patnaik, Pradip Majhi, Sushila Tiria, Kahnu Charan Lenka, Chandrasekhar Sahu, Amar Pradhan, Jagannath Patnaik, Kishore Patel, Matlub Ali, Naba Das, Prafulla Majhi, Rama Chandra Khuntia and presidents of the Youth Congress, Students’ Congress, Mahila Congress and Seva Dal.
The Committee would oversee the preparation of the party for the ensuing Assembly and general elections.