New Delhi, Feb 13 : Union Information and Broadcasting Minister P R Dasmunsi was on Wednesday appointed the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief of West Bengal, Suresh Pachouri was given charge of Madhya Pradesh, while Union Water Resources Minister Saifuddin Soz took charge of the Congress Party in Jammu and Kashmir.
Union HRD Minister Arjun Singh's son Ajay Singh was made in-charge of the campaign committee in Madhya Pradesh.
According to sources, Dasmunsi who is also the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs will have to shed one of his portfolios at the Centre.
Pachouri will replace Subhash Yadav.
Soz will replace Peerzada Mohammed Sayeed, who resigned in the wake of corruption charges levelled against him.
The All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary, Janardhan Dwivedi, made the announcements.