New Delhi, May 27 (PTI) Congress President Rahul Gandhi today appointed former Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy as AICC General Secretary, in-charge of Andhra Pradesh with immediate effect, replacing Digvijaya Singh. Also Read - New CAG Report Admits 'Technology Transfer' Shelved in Rafale Offsets: Congress

Party spokesperson Gaurav Gogoi has also been appointed as the party’s in-charge of West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, replacing CP Joshi. Gogoi is son of fomer Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi. Also Read - No Cultural Programmes at Durga Puja This Year, Says Mamata Banerjee | Read Full SOP Here

The party appreciates the hard work and contribution of Shri Digvijaya Singh, who will be stepping down from his responsibility as AICC General Secretary in-charge of Andhra Pradesh, statement from party general secretary Ashok Gehlot said. Also Read - Why no Summons For Kangana Ranaut Who Admitted to Taking Drugs: Nagma Questions NCB

He also said that the party appreciates the hard work and contribution of Dr C P Joshi, who will be stepping down from his responsibility as AICC General Secretary in-charge of West Bengal and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

The changes will be enforced with immediate effect, the party said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.