Congress replaces Gujarat unit chief Jagdish Thakor

Almost six months after its defeat in the Gujarat Assembly elections, Congress on Friday appointed Shaktisinh Gohil as its new state unit chief, replacing incumbent Jagdish Thakor. The Congress also made changes in the leadership of several state units as Gohil has been replaced by Deepak Babaria as incharge of Delhi and Haryana. Congress General Secretary K.C. Venugopal, in a communique, said: “Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge has appointed Gohil as Gujarat unit chief.” Besides Gohil, the party also appointed V. Vaithilingam as the Puducherry unit chief and Varsha Gaikwad as President of Mumbai RCC.