Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Sharad Pawar re-elected NCP chief for 4 Years

Sharad Pawar was re-elected the president of Nationalist Congress Party Saturday. The 81-year-old leader will be party chief for another four years, the decision was announced at the party’s national executive meeting.
NCP chief spokesperson Mahesh Tapase said Pawar was unanimously re-elected as party chief. Pawar has been holding the office since 1999 when he founded the party with PA Sangma and Tariq Anwar after splitting from the Congress.
Sunil Tatkare and Praful Patel are general secretaries in the party.
From NCP, Ajit Pawar is the current leader of the Opposition in the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly.
Pawar, who stunned the BJP by bringing together the Congress, the Shiv Sena and the NCP to form the government in Maharashtra after the 2019 assembly elections, is a key opposition figure.