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Janardhana Poojary new Karnataka PCC chief
February 06, 2003 18:32 IST
Former Union minister B Janardhana Poojary was on Thursday appointed president of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee.
He succeeded Allum Veerbhadrappa, who had expressed a desire to relinquish the post six months back.
All India Congress Committee general secretary in-charge of the state, Vayalar Ravi, said in a release that party chief Sonia Gandhi had approved Poojary's appointment.
Poojari, an OBC, had been president of the state unit and also general secretary of the AICC during P V Narasimha Rao's tenure as prime minister.
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