The announcement about Patole’s appointment was made by All India Congress Committee common secretary Ashok Gehlot.
“Congress president Rahul Gandhi has appointed ex-MP Nana Patole as chairman, Kisan Khet Mazdoor Congress of the AICC with instant impact,” Gehlot’s assertion learn. Patole is at present vice chairman of the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee.
Patole was elected to the Lok Sabha on a BJP ticket from Bhandara-Gondiya in 2014 defeating NCP heavyweight and former Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel.
Patole, nonetheless, stop the ruling occasion in December, 2017 accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis of failing to handle problems with farmers. He joined the Congress in January this 12 months.
Patole stated on Friday that the put up he has been appointed to is a crucial one within the occasion and earlier incumbents included senior leaders like Rajesh Pilot and Balram Jakhar.
“For the primary time, it (chairmanship) has gone to Maharashtra. The organisation’s chief robotically turns into member of the Congress Working Committee (CWC),” he stated.
He added that the Kisan Khet Mazdoor Congress raises agricultural points and helps the occasion formulate insurance policies on them.