25 - 01 - 2020

Senior Lawyer Pijush Biswas appointed acting president of Pradesh Congress

Agartala, Dec 18,2019: Senior Lawyer  Pijush Biswas  was appointed acting president by  All India Congress Committee (AICC). In a notification issued said he will continue in the post till a regular president is appointed by PCC . A notification in this regard was issued by the AICC general secretary K.C.Venugopal. 

After the resignation of Pradyot Kishore from the post of PCC president in August this year the AICC had appointed an ad hoc committee for the TPCC with advocate Pijush Biswas as convener and with five other members. Now Biswas has been upgraded to the post of acting president even though there was expectation that Subal Bhowmik would be promote to the to the post in preparation for his elevation to the post of full-fledged PCC president . 

Sources in the Congress said that Subal Bhowmik was-as he still is-a valued leader of the party but his chequered political journey marked by party hopping stood in the way .Former PCC president Pradyot Kishore has extended his congratulations to Pijush Biswas on his appointment to the post.