Staff Reporter

More names within 10 days

Rajahmundry: At last the City Congress Committee was finalized and announced on Monday. City Congress president and MLC Kandula Durgesh along with MLA Rowthu Suryaprakasha Rao, former MLA ACY Reddy and others released the list of 20 general secretaries and 11 vice-presidents. Mr. Durgesh said secretaries, joint secretaries and official spokesmen will be announced within 10 days.

‘Priority to all’

The party leader also said that all the appointments had been done with the consent of the Pradesh Congress Committee and consultation of all groups, leaders, seniors and party sympathizers.

He said that among the 31 members announced, Backward Castes community got 13 berths, other castes (OCs) got 12, Scheduled Castes got 4 and Muslims were given 2. When asked about giving berth to another group, he said as such there is no other group and priority was given to all sections.

Urban status

The city president said that first time the city Congress got urban status and also full-fledged working committee.

He announced that as a first major programme they will take up membership drive and their target is 50,000 and the drive would be finished before November 30.

The general secretaries include: Kollepalli Seshaiah, Allu Babji, Veligatla Panduranga Rao, Vemana Nagabhushanam, Sripada Jithmohan Mitra, Adapa Venkata Ramana, Angara Uma, Nodgala Sudha, Jamisetti Gandhi, Dumpa Chandra Reddy, Sappa Venkata Ramana, Narava Gopalakrishna, KVSRN Acharyulu, Mane Dorababu, Karunakara Madiga, Baba Tajuddin, Anpoju Venkata Ramana, Sunkara Srinivas, Nekkanti Saileela and Chirra Rajakumar.

The vice-presidents are: Chodisetty Raghava Babu, Polasanapalli Hanumantha Rao, Runkani Venkateswara Rao, Relangi Satyanarayana, Vaka Muralidhar, Sk. Karim Khan, Yajjavarapu Maridaiah, Dasi Venkata Rao, Angada Sarala Devi and PVK Krishna.