Gundu Rao appointed KPCC working President

Gundu Rao appointed KPCC working President

New Delhi, June 20, 2016, (PTI) : Dinesh Gundu Rao, who was among the 14 ministers dropped in the Karnataka cabinet reshuffle, was today made State working Congress President.

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The announcement was made by AICC General Secretary Janardan Dwivedi, who said party chief Sonia Gandhi has approved the move.

Son of former Chief Minister R Gundu Rao, Dinesh is a three-time MLA and has been national spokesperson of the party.

At present, Home Minister G Parmeshwar is also the PCC Chief.

There has been talk of Energy Minister D K Shiva Kumar likely to be made the PCC chief.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah yesterday dropped 14 ministers and inducted 13 members into his Council of Ministers in a bid to give a face-lift to his three-year old government.

Assembly elections in the state are two years away.

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