"Congress President Rahul Gandhi has cleared the appointment of Kamal Nath as PCC president of Madhya Pradesh and Jyotiraditya Scindia as Chairman, Campaign Committee of the state,"AICC general secretary Ashok Gehlot said in a statement.
The party also appointed four working presidents -- Bala Bachhan, Ramnivas Rawat, Jitu Patwari and Surender Chaudhary -- in the Madhya Pradesh state unit.
The appointments come a few months before the state assembly elections, where the Congress is seeking to wrest power from the BJP. The chief ministerial candidate has not yet been decided as the choice still seems open with both Kamal Nath and Scindia in the race, a party leader said.
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