Congress appoints Supriya Shrinate as AICC spokesperson

The Congress on Saturday appointed Supriya Shrinate, a former TV journalist as the party spokesperson.

“Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved the appointment of Supriya Shrinate as spokesperson of All India Congress Committee,” a statement issued by the party’s communication in-charge Randeep Surjewala said.

Shrinate was the party’s candidate from Uttar Pradesh’s Maharajganj in the Lok Sabha polls. She lost to BJP’s Pankaj Chaudhary.

Her father Harsh Vardhan was also a Congress leader.