Newly appointed Chhattisgarh Congress president Deepak Baij met Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson Sonia Gandhi and party leader Rahul Gandhi here on Friday.
Baij, who represents the Bastar parliamentary constituency in a tweet wrote, “After getting my new responsibility as the new president of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee met CPP chairperson Sonia Gandhi ji, and Rahul Gandhi ji today.”
Earlier this week, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge appointed Baij as the new president of its Chhattisgarh unit. He replaced Mohan Markam.
Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh is scheduled to held later this year. The ruling Congress exuded confidence it will retain the power.