Bhakta Charan Das visits Patna, indicates changes in Bihar organisation
The newly appointed Congress in-charge for Bihar, Bhakta Charan Das on Monday indicated changes in Bihar organisation.
The Congress in charge for Bihar and former union minister Bhakta Charan Das visited Pune on Monday. This was his maiden visit to Bihar after being appointed as the state-in-charge. He addressed senior leaders of the Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) at Sadaquat Ashram, Patna.
He talked about the historical and spiritual value of the state by saying that, “Leaders should realise the significance of the land and work together to regain the glorious past of the party. The party has given leaders like Rajendra Prasad and Maulana Mazharul Haque to the nation. Leaders need to put aside their egos and work in unison to revive the organisation at the grassroots level.”
He indicated organisational changes in the congress in Bihar and said “You will see a complete makeover of the Congress state unit in a few days. Those who wish to join the Congress are welcome. The Congress doors are always open.” The organization will be made according to the workers and according to the needs of the people. Adding on to that he said that decisions regarding the same would be taken only after he visits Bihar and interacts with party leaders and workers at different level.
“I will visit Bihar and meet party leaders and workers, understand the issues after visiting all districts. I will talk to the common people. Overall, the organisation will be made in sync with party workers. The Congress will work according to the needs of the people.”, the former union minister said.
Das also commented on the cost of petroleum and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and how it had gone up because of the heavy taxes levied by the state government.
On 5th January, Congress president Sonia Gandhi accepted Shaktisinh Gohil”s willingness to be relieved from his duties as AICC in-charge of Bihar. Bhakta Charan Das was appointed as the new in charge. Currently he is scheduled to undertake a 3 day tour of Bihar from Monday to meet party workers and leaders.