Raipur, December 18, 2008: In a blow to Ajit Jogi, Congress high command today appointed Ravindra Choubey as the Leader of Opposition and Ram Pukar Singh as the Deputy Opposition Leader.
AICC President Sonia Gandhi today cleared the name of Choubey and Singh, PCC President Dhanendra Sahu told reporters here.
It was a set back to Jogi as his followers had launched a campaigned to make him the Leader of the Congress Legislature Party, which was rejected by Gandhi.
Even 28 MLAs had handed over a memorandum to Congress leadership demanding Jogi to be made the Leader of Opposition.
On the other hand Ram Pukar Singh is backed by anti Jogi camp led by PCC Executive President Charan Das Mahant.
Meanwhile, Choubey said he and his party legislatures would provide a constructive and positive support to the BJP government in the state assembly but its wrong doings would not be tolerated.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jharkhand and West Bengal today.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Vishnu Dev Sai today met the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya here at the national capital.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Vishnu Dev Sai today gave an extra ordinary and extempore speech in the State Assembly while replying to a debate on budget allocations to the departments for which he is the in charge Minister.
In a major step towards development of the lakhs of students, Chhattisgarh Government today decided to have board examinations twice in a year.
Social media creators of Chhattisgarh have shown full enthusiasm in the State Public Relations Department organised high profile social media creator meet “Lets Collab Chhattisgarh 2024”.
Just ahead of the Lok Sabha election Prime Minister Narendra Modi will gift his native state Gujarat developmental projects worth 52,250 crore, official sources said today.