All India Congress Committee

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All India Congress Committee
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Parliamentary Chairperson
Structure
Political groups
Indian National Congress
CommitteesParliamentary Board
CommitteesCongress Working Committee
Website
www.inc.in/aicc-office-bearers/

The All India Congress Committee (AICC) is the presidium or the central decision-making assembly of the Indian National Congress. It is composed of members elected from state-level Pradesh Congress Committees and can have as many as a thousand members. It is the AICC that elects members of the Congress Working Committee and the Congress President, who is also the head of the AICC. The organisational executives of the AICC are several general-secretaries selected by the Congress President and the members of the Congress Working Committee.

History[edit]

Basically the Original headquarters of AICC were located at Swaraj Bhavan,[note 1] Allahabad, however after independence of India in 1947, it was shifted to 7, Jantar Mantar Marg, near Jantar Mantar, Delhi and subsequently to 24 Akbar Road, right behind 10 Janpath, after the 1969 Congress split, under Indira Gandhi.[2]

Today, its institutional records are part of the Archives at the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, at Teen Murti House, Delhi.[3]

Organisation[edit]

The Organisation is headed by the Congress President, who is elected by the All India Congress Committee. The AICC on the other hand is composed of delegates sent by the various State–level Pradesh Congress Committees, who themselves have been elected or nominated to their respective Pradesh Congress Committee from the district and panchayat level party units. Besides the President, these delegates also elect the Congress Working Committee, which is the apex decision making body of the organisation. Several General Secretaries are also appointed by the President to run the functioning of the organisation.

AICC office bearers[edit]

President[edit]

Sl No Name Portrait Position in government
1. Sonia Gandhi[4]
(10 August 2019 – 19 October 2022)
Sonia Gandhi 2014 (cropped).jpg MP & Ex Leader of Opposition Loksabha
2. Mallikarjun Kharge[5]
(19 October 2022 - Incumbent)
Ex MLA, MP & Ex Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha


Treasurer[edit]

Sl No Name Portrait Position in government
1. Pawan Kumar Bansal[6] PawanKumarBansalChd.JPG Ex MP

General secretaries[edit]

Sl No Name Portrait Position in government[7]
1. Oommen Chandy Oommen Chandy Kerala.jpg FORMER -Chief Minister of Kerala, (I/C) Andhra Pradesh
2. K. C. Venugopal MP, Rajya Sabha (I/C) Organisation
3. Mukul Wasnik The Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Mukul Wasnik addressing at the inauguration of the Shilpotsav 2011, in New Delhi on September 17, 2011.jpg MP, Rajya Sabha,
4. Tariq Anwar Ex-MP, (I/C) Kerala & Lakshadweep
5. Randeep Surjewala Randeep Surjewala.jpg MP, Rajya Sabha, (I/C) Karnataka
6. Jitendra Singh Ex-MP, (I/C) Assam
7. Ajay Maken Ajay Maken at NDTV Sports event.jpg Ex-MP, (I/C) Rajasthan
8. Priyanka Gandhi Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (6).jpg (I/C) Uttar Pradesh
9. Avinash Pandey Ex-MP, (I/C) Jharkhand

In-Charges[edit]

S.No Member party Position
1. Pawan Kumar Bansal (I/C) Administration
2. Rajni Patil MP, (I/C) Jammu and Kashmir
3. PL Punia ex-MP, (I/C) Chhattisgarh
4. Shaktisinh Gohil MP (I/C) Delhi
5. Dr.Raghu Sharma MLA, (I/C) Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu
6. Rajeev Shukla MP, (I/C) Himachal Pradesh
7. Dinesh Gundu Rao MLA, (I/C) Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Goa
8. Manicka Tagore MP, (I/C) Telangana
9. A. Chellakumar MP (I/C) Odisha, West Bengal & Andaman and Nicobar Islands
10. H. K. Patil MLA (I/C) Maharashtra
11. Devender Yadav ex-MLA, (I/C) Uttarakhand
12. Vivek Bansal ex-MLA, (I/C) Haryana
13. Manish Chatrath (I/C) Arunachal Pradesh & Meghalaya
14. Bhakta Charan Das ex-MP, (I/C) Bihar, Mizoram & Manipur
15. Ajoy Kumar Ex-MP, (I/C) Tripura, Nagaland & Sikkim
16. Harish Chaudhary MLA, Ex-MP, (I/C) Punjab & Chandigarh
17. Jai Prakash Agrawal Ex-MP, (I/C) Madhya Pradesh
18. Sachin Rao (I/C) Training & Sandesh

Secretaries with assigned work[edit]

Member Party Position
Christopher Tilak

C.D. Meyyappan

Andhra Pradesh
Ajay Kapoor Bihar
Arun Oraon

Dr. Chandan Yadav

Chhattisgarh
Dr. Biswaranjan Mohanty Dadra & Nagar Haveli Daman & Diu

Gujarat

Gurkirat Singh Kotli Himachal Pradesh
Harshwardhan V. Sapkal Madhya Pradesh
Ashish Dua

B. M. Sandeep Kumar Challa Vamshi Chand Reddy

Maharashtra
Charles Pyngrope Manipur
Ampareen Lyngdoh Mizoram
Szarita Lathlung Tripura
Pradeep Narwal Uttar Pradesh
Balaji Rao khade Uttar Pradesh East
Dhiraj Gurjar Uttar Pradesh West B. P. Singh West Bengal
Dr G. Chinna Reddy Kerala

Puducherry Lakshadweep

Madhu Yaskhi Goud ex-MP
Prabha Kishor Taviad ex-MP
Harish Choudhary ex-MP
Ranjeet Ranjan ex-MP
Sandeep Dikshit ex-MP
Sanjay Dutt ex-MLC
G Rudra Raju ex-MLC
Anil Kumar Chaudhary ex-MLA
Zubair Khan (Politician) ex-MLA
Naseeb Singh ex-MLA
Sanjay Kapoor ex-MLA
Vivek Bansal ex-MLA
Rajesh Lilothia ex-MLA
Rajesh Dharmani ex-MLA
Mastan Vali ex-MLA
Amit Deshmukh MLA
Varsha Eknath Gaikwad MLA
Shakeel Ahmad Khan MLA
G. Chinna Reddy MLA
Harshwardhan Vasantrao Sapkal MLA
Mainul Haque MLA
Mohammad Jawed MP
Muhammad Nizamuddin MLA
Yashomati Chandrakant Thakur MLA
Jitu Patwari MLA
Jesudasu Seelam ex-Union Minister, Government of India
Narala Saikiran ex-Union Minister Government of India
Umang Singhar Cabinet Minister, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Vineet Punia[8][9] Incharge of Internal Communications
Dr. Sirivella Prasad[10][11]
Jeetendra Baghel
Himanshu Vyas
NS Bose Raju
Victor Keishing
Pranav Jha
PC Vishnunadh
Arun Oraon
Ashish Dua
BP Singh
  • Dr. Chandan Yadav
  • Zenith Sangma
  • Virendra Singh Rathore
  • Pradyut Bordoloi
  • Charles Pyngrope
  • Christopher Tilak
  • CD Meyyappan
  • Govind Singh Rajput
  • Gurkeerat Singh Kotli
  • Tarun Kumar
  • BM Sandeep Kumar
  • Challa Vamshi Chand Reddy
  • Prakash Joshi
  • Sampath Kumar
  • Sarat Raut
  • Dr. Sake Sailjanath
  • Saleem Ahmed
  • Sreenivasan Krishnan
  • Sonal Patel
  • Dr. Sudhanshu Tripathi
  • Sudhir Sharma
  • Juned Patel

Joint Secretaries[edit]

S.No Member party Position
1. Natraj Kanoor (I/C) Indian Youth Congress
2. Aditya Sharma
3. Gokul Butail
4. Krishna Allavaru (I/C) Indian Youth Congress
5. Naveen Sharma

Departments[edit]

S.No Name Department head
1 All India Professionals Congress Shashi Tharoor
MP Loksabha
2 AICC Civic and Social Outreach Congress Sandeep Dikshit
EX MP Loksabha
3 All India Adivasi Congress Shivajirao Moghe
4 All India Fisherman Congress T. N. Prathapan
MP Loksabha
5 All India Kisan Congress Sukhpal Singh Khaira
6 Unorganised Workers and Employees other than Professionals Udit Raj
EX MP Loksabha
6 AICC Data Analytics Department Praveen Chakravarty
6 Communication Department Jairam Ramesh

Communication Department[edit]

Sl No Name Portrait Position in government and Party
1. Jairam Ramesh[12] Jairam ramesh.jpg MP, Incharge
2. Pranav Jha[13] Secretary Incharge
3. Vineet Punia[14] Vineet Punia.jpg Secretary Incharge, Internal Communications
4. Abhishek Dutt[15] Media Panelist

Senior Spokespersons[edit]

S.No Member party Position
1. P. Chidambaram MP
2. Mukul Wasnik MP
3. Salman Khurshid ex-MP
4. Ajay Maken ex-MP
5. Manish Tewari MP

Spokespersons[edit]

S.No Member party Position
1. Abhishek Singhvi MP
2. Akhilesh Pratap Singh ex-MLA
3. Bhakta Charan Das ex-MP
4. Deepender Singh Hooda MP
5. Dinesh Gundu Rao MLA
6. Gaurav Gogoi MP
7. Hina Kaware MLA
8. Rajeev Gowda ex-MP
9. Madhu Goud Yaskhi ex-MP
10. Meem Afzal ex-MP
11. Dr. Shama Mohammed
12. PL Punia Ex MP
13. Raj Babbar Ex MP
15. Rajni Patil MP
16. Shaktisinh Gohil MP
17. Syed Naseer Hussain MP
18. Sandeep Dikshit ex-MP
20. Vijay Inder Singla Ex Cabinet Minister, Government of Punjab
21. Anshul Avijit
22. Gourav Vallabh
23. Jaiveer Shergill
24. Pawan Khera
25. Udit Raj
26. Shobha Oza
27. Ragini Nayak
28. Ranjib Biswai
29. Sharmistha Mukherjee
30. Supriya Shrinate Former executive editor with The Times Group.[16][17][18]
31. Dr. Sravan Dasoju
32. Sunil Ahire
33. Ajoy Kumar ex-MP, Former President-Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee
34. Dr. Shivanand Hulyalkar General Secretary-Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee, National Media Coordinator

Congress in Pradesh (States)[edit]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The building was previously known as Anand Bhavan. When the AICC made a base here, the Nehru family built another house close by and called it Anand Bhavan and the old house became Swaraj Bhavan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Karnataka Congress celebrates Mallikarjun Kharge's election as AICC president". 19 October 2022.
  2. ^ "Witness to country's historical past". Hindustan Times. 14 July 2013. Archived from the original on 15 July 2013. Retrieved 23 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Archives". Nehru Memorial Museum & Library. Archived from the original on 3 May 2011.
  4. ^ "AICC Office Bearers – President". inc.in. Retrieved 20 August 2021.
  5. ^ "Karnataka Congress celebrates Mallikarjun Kharge's election as AICC president". 19 October 2022.
  6. ^ "AICC Office Bearers – Treasurer". inc.in. Retrieved 20 August 2021.
  7. ^ "AICC Office Bearers – General Secretaries". inc.in. Retrieved 20 August 2021.
  8. ^ "Congress appoints Vineet Punia as secretary in-charge of internal communications - the New Indian Express".
  9. ^ "विनीत पुनिया कांग्रेस के राष्ट्रीय सचिव और वैभव वालिया संचार विभाग में सचिव नियुक्त".
  10. ^ "Rahul appoints 9 new AICC secretaries". The Siasat Daily. 14 September 2018. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  11. ^ "Rahul Gandhi appoints nine new All-India Congress Committee secretaries, chairmen of research department". Firstpost. 14 September 2018. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  12. ^ "Cong appoints Jairam Ramesh as its new media in-charge, Surjewala relieved". Business Standard India. 17 June 2022.
  13. ^ "Pranav Jha appointed AICC secretary of communication". 15 November 2017.
  14. ^ "Congress appoints Vineet Punia as secretary in-charge of internal communications - the New Indian Express".
  15. ^ "Abhishek Dutt, Sadhna Bharti appointed National Media Panelist of Congress party". ANI News. Retrieved 18 August 2021.
  16. ^ "Cong appoints former journalist Supriya Shrinate as spokesperson". UNI. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  17. ^ "न्यूज़ ऐंकर सुप्रिया को कांग्रेस का टिकट मिलने की पूरी कहानी". Lallantop (in Hindi). Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  18. ^ "कांग्रेस ने पूर्व पत्रकार सुप्रिया श्रीनाते को राष्ट्रीय प्रवक्ता बनाया, पिता भी दो बार सांसद रहे". Bhaskar (in Hindi). Retrieved 27 July 2021.

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