Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee

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The Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (also known as Bihar PCC or B.P.C.C) is the political unit of the Indian National Congress for the state of Bihar. Its head office is situated in Patna at the Sadaquat Ashram. The current[when?] president of the Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee is Ashok Choudhary.

Candidates Screening Committee[edit]

The Congress Vice-President Shri Rahul Gandhi has assigned the task to shortlist Congress candidates for [1] each of the 40 assembly constituencies in the state to his close aide and former Governor of Kerala & Nagaland Shri Nikhil Kumar.

Co-ordination Committee[edit]

Sonia Gandhi, the president of the All-India Congress Committee (AICC), constituted a 20-member co-ordination committee for Bihar in July 2011. Its purpose is to co-ordinate interactions between the state organisation and that at national level.[2]

Flagship Monitoring Committee[edit]

The Flagship Monitoring Committee was around December 2010 to monitor the various Central Government schemes in Bihar.[3]The former MLC Vijay Shankar Mishra is the Chairman of the recently reshuffled committee.[4]

Frontal organizations[edit]

The BPCC has several frontal organisations.[5]

Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) Presidents[edit]

[6]

Name Took Office Left Office
Maulan Mazharul Haque 1921 1930
Dr. Rajendra Prasad 1931 1935
Dr. Sri Krishna Sinha 1935 1936
Dr. Rajendra Prasad 1936 1946
Prof. Abdul Bari 1946 1947
Mahamaya Prasad Sinha 1947 1948
Pandit Prajapati Mishra 1948 1950
Dr. Laxmi Narayan Sudhanshu 1950 1952
Pandit Prajapati MIshra 1952 1953
Nand Kumar Singh (In-Charge) 1953 1954
Dr. Sri Krishna Sinha 1954 1955
Nand Kumar Singh 1955 1959
Abdul Qaiyum Ansari
Pandit Rajendra Mishra
Anant Prasad Sharma 1966
Viddyakar Kavi 1973
Sitaram Kesri 1973
Mungeri Lal (In-Charge)
Kedar Pandey
Rafique Alam 1983
Ram Sharan Prasad Singh 1983 1984
Pt. Bindeshwari Dubey 1984 1985
Dumar Lal Baitha 1985 1988
Tariq Anwar 1988 1989
Dr. Jagannath Mishra 1989 1990
Lahtan Chaudhary 1990 1992
Dr. Jagannath Mishra 1992
Md. Hidaytullah Khan
Dr. Sarfaraj Ahmad
Dr. Sarfaraj Ahmad
Sadanand Singh
Chandan Bagchi
Shakeel Ahmed 2003
Prof. Ramjatan Sinha 2003 2005
Sadanand Singh 2005 2008
Anil Kumar Sharma 2008 2010
Chaudhary Mehboob Ali Kaisar 2010 2013
Ashok Chaudhary 2013 Incumbent

List of Congress Legislative Party (CLP) Leaders[edit]

Name Took Office Left Office
Sri Krishna Sinha 1946 1961
Binodanand Jha 1961 1963
Krishana Vallabh Sahay 1963 1967
Satish Prasad Singh 1967 1968
B. P. Mandal 1968 1968
Bhola Paswan Shashtri 1968 1969
Harihar Singh 1969 1970
Daroga Prasad Rai 1970 1971
Bhola Paswan Shashtri 1971 1972
Kedar Pandey 1972 1973
Abdul Gafoor 1973 1975
Dr.Jagannath Mishra 1975 1977
Dr.Jagannath Mishra 1980 1983
Chandrashekhar Singh 1983 1985
Pt. Bindeshwari Dubey 1985 1988
Bhagwat Jha Azad 1988 1989
Satyendra Narayan Sinha 1989 1989
Dr.Jagannath Mishra 1989 1990
Ramashray Prasad Singh 1990 1995
Ramashray Prasad Singh 1995 2000
Vijay Shankar Dubey 2000 2005
Ashok Ram 2005 2010
Sadanand Singh 2011 2013
Madan Mohan Jha 2013 2015
Sadanand Singh 2015 Incumbent

List of Chief Ministers of Bihar from the Congress Party[edit]

Name Took Office Left Office
Sri Krishna Sinha 2 April 1946 31 January 1961
Deep Narayan Singh 1 February 1961 18 February 1961
Binodanand Jha 18 February 1961 2 October 1963
Krishana Vallabh Sahay 2 October 1963 5 March 1967
Satish Prasad Singh 28 January 1968 1 February 1968
B. P. Mandal 1 February 1968 2 March 1968
Bhola Paswan Shashtri (1st Term) 22 March 1968 29 June 1968
Harihar Singh 26 February 1969 22 June 1969
Bhola Paswan Shashtri (2nd Term) 22 June 1969 4 July 1969
Daroga Prasad Rai 16 February. 1970 22 December 1970
Bhola Paswan Shashtri (3rd Term) 2 June 1971 9 January 1972
Kedar Pandey 19 March 1972 2 July 1973
Abdul Gafoor 2 July 1973 11 April 1975
Dr.Jagannath Mishra (1st Term) 11 April 1975 30 April 1977
Dr.Jagannath Mishra (2nd Term) 8 June 1980 14 August 1983
Chandrashekhar Singh 14 August 1983 12 March 1985
Pt. Bindeshwari Dubey 12 March 1985 13 February 1988
Bhagwat Jha Azad 14 February 1988 10 March 1989
Satyendra Narayan Sinha 11 March 1989 6 December 1989
Dr.Jagannath Mishra (3rd Term) 6 December 1989 10 March 1990

List of Deputy Chief Ministers of Bihar from the Congress Party[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha 2 April 1946 5 July 1957

List of Union Ministers from BPCC[edit]

Performance in State elections[edit]

Year General Election Votes Polled Seats Won
1951 1st Assembly 3,951,145 239
1951 1st Lok Sabha 4,573,058 45
1957 2nd Assembly 4,455,425 210
1957 2nd Lok Sabha 4,450,208 41
1962 3rd Assembly 4,075,844 185
1962 3rd Lok Sabha 4,365,148 39
1967 4th Assembly 4,479,460 128
1967 4th Lok Sabha 4,749,813 34
1969 5th Assembly 4,570,413 118
1971 5th Lok Sabha 5,967,512 39
1972 6th Assembly 5,688,002 167
1977 7th Assembly 4,101,522 57
1977 6th Lok Sabha 4,781,142 0
1980 8th Assembly 7,690,225 169
1980 7th Lok Sabha 7,377,583 30
1984 8th Lok Sabha 12,970,432 48
1985 9th Assembly 9,558,562 196
1989 9th Lok Sabha 8,659,832 4
1990 10th Assembly 7,946,635 71
1991 10th Lok Sabha 7,007,304 1
1995 11th Assembly 5,622,952 29
1996 11th Lok Sabha 4,446,053 2
1998 12th Lok Sabha 2,717,204 5
1999 13th Lok Sabha 3,142,603 4
2000 12th Assembly 4,096,467 23
2004 14th Lok Sabha 1,315,935 3
2005 13th Assembly 1,223,835 10
2005 14th Assembly 1,435,449 9
2009 15th Lok Sabha 2,550,785 2
2010 15th Assembly -- 4
2014 16th Lok Sabha -- 2
2015 16th Assembly -- 27

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