Shimla: Putting speculations to rest the AICC today appointed Virbhadra Singh as Himachal PCC chief. The news came around 5 pm on Sunday.
Thakur Kaul Singh resigned as PCC chief and Vidya Stokes will continue as CLP leader. Kaul Singh will replace Stokes as CLP leader after the assembly session.
Birender Singh, state incharge of the Congress said Stokes will be accommodated in Congress Working Committee and will fight the elections as she had already rejected the offer for the post of Governor.
With monsoon session of the assembly session starting from tomorrow, Congress did not wanted to delay the decision as all major leaders of Congress returned back to Shimla.
With the appointment of Virbhadra Singh, he will have a major say in the ticket allocation now. Also the BJP will leave no stone unturned to discredit him owing to the CD case in the court and had threatened to play the CD in it’s rallies.
Himachal Live in it’s earlier story had broken the news about the appointment of Virbhadra Singh as PCC chief.