Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge to oversee Maharashtra affairs

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has been appointed as the poll in-charge of Maharashtra. In an official statement, Congress announced the new responsibility of Kharge. The former union minister will replace Mohan Prakash.
According to media reports, the apex leadership of Congress was unhappy with the performance of Maharashtra unit under the stint of Prakash where the grand old party had to face a humiliating defeat in 2014.
Now, keeping crucial 2019 general and Maharashtra state assembly polls in mind the leader of the Lok Sabha has been entrusted with the responsibly of Maharashtra.
Maharashtra has 48 parliamentary segments and 288 assembly seats.

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