VISAKHAPATNAM: Corporator Tynala Vijaya Kumar took charge as president of the City Congress Committee at the party office here on Friday.

He urged the Congress workers and leaders to work hard to get the party re-elected in the elections which were a few months away. He promised to work hard for the party and appealed to the leaders and workers to extend him cooperation.

Commercial Taxes Minister Konathala Ramakrishna, MP and former Union Minister T. Subbarami Reddy, Zilla Praja Parishad Chairman Gorle Ramamurthy Naidu, MLA and outgoing president of City Congress Dronamraju Srinivasa Rao, other MLAs S. Ranga Raju, T. Gurumurthy Reddy and Gandhi Babji, APCC general secretary Y. Maria Das and others were present.