Former cricketer and parliamentarian Mohammad Azharuddin has been appointed as Working President of Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee on Friday. Azharuddin’s elevation as State Congress Working President , is a massive step towards providing a positive message in minorities of Telangana ahead of assembly elections on December 7, sources claimed.
Earlier, Azharuddin had shown his interest to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from the Secunderabad constituency. At a party screening meeting in July 2018, state Congress leader Anjan Kumar Yadav protested against Azharuddin over Secunderabad seat. Azharuddin has earlier contested Lok Sabha elections from Moradabad constituency of Uttar Pradesh in 2009 and registered a comfortable win.
Appointment regarding office bearers of Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee. pic.twitter.com/aaGV3uCB8r
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