Praful Patel and Supriya Sule will be the new working Presidents of the party, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) declared today. The party President Sharad Pawar announced it in the 25th anniversary function of the party in New Delhi. The announcement was made in the presence of Ajit Pawar, a key player in NCP.
Supriya Sule who was overwhelmed by this announcement has been given responsibility of Maharashtra, Haryana, Punjab, women youth and Lok sabha coordination. “ I am grateful to NCP president Sharad Pawar and all senior leader and my well wishers for giving me this responsibility” Supriya tweeted. Member of Parliament, Praful Patel who is also grateful to the party has been given responsibilities of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Goa. “ I have been working with Pawar saheb since 1999. So this is not new for me. I am happy to be elevated as working President I will continue to work for the betterment of the party, Praful said.
NCP chief also said that “Lok Sabha Elections are very important for us. All opposition parties are meeting on 23 June in Bihar to discuss and plan a strategy for the upcoming Elections”. Its’s high time opposition should unite against BJP, he said. NCP leader Chagan Bhujbal said “they have been made the working presidents so that the Election work and Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha work can be divided. Keeping in mind the upcoming Lok sabha elections in 2024, Surpiya sule and Praful patel have been allotted more responsibilities, Chagan added.
The Nationalist Congress party was formed by Sharad Pawar and P. A Sangma on 10 June, 1999, had completed its 25 years today. Following which the party organized a function in New Delhi where all senior leaders were president. Many party workers and women workers also gathered to greet their favorite leader Sharad Pawar. The party also felicitated seven leaders of Nagaland that have made it in vidhan sabha this time.