The Gujarat Congress unit now has got a new state president and leader of the opposition in the 182-member state assembly. Nine months ago, office-bearers of both positions had resigned following the party’s dismal performance in the civic elections.
A former MP and OBC community leader from North Gujarat, Jagdish Thakor, as the president and MLA Sukhram Rathva as the Leader of Opposition (LOP) in the state.
Amit Chavda had resigned as GPCC Chief and Paresh Dhanani as opposition leader following party’s defeat in the local body elections in March this year. Meanwhile, both the leaders held a meeting with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Delhi and discussed the official announcement regarding the appointments. The Assembly Elections in the state are scheduled to take place in 2022.