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Balasaheb Thorat is Congress leader in house

Published Nov 27, 2019, 1:43 am IST
Updated Nov 27, 2019, 1:43 am IST
Balasaheb Thorat
 Balasaheb Thorat

Mumbai: Maharashtra Congress president Balasaheb Thorat has been elected as the legislative party leader of Congress. All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary in-charge for Maharashtra, Mallikarjun Kharge, made the announcement at a meeting of party MLAs held at a hotel in Mumbai. “The Congress president (Sonia Gandhi) has approved the name of Balasaheb Thorat as the Congress Legislature Party leader in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly,” Kharge told the MLAs.

An eight-term MLA, Thorat is the senior-most legislator and trusted aide of Congress president Sonia Gandhi. He is also considered close to Rahul Gandhi.



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