Confirming the breaking the news, Dinesh Gundu Rao asserted to OneIndia that he has been appointed as state Working Congress president.
Gundu Rao however declined to take further questions citing "the news has reached just now and the process is just on."
It has to be noted that he had been asked to relieve from the Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Ministry during the cabinet reshuffle. The fresh appointment comes after he walked of his former job.
The press release on the same read- "The Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi has approved the proposal to appoint Shri Dinesh Gundu Rao as Working President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee with immediate effect."