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Cong appoints Nabam Tuki as PCC chief, Lombo Tayeng new CLP leader
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Cong appoints Nabam Tuki as PCC chief, Lombo Tayeng new CLP leader

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New Delhi, Jul 31 : The Congress on Wednesday appointed former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki as its PCC president and MLA Lombo Tayeng as the CLP leader, replacing Takam Sanjoy and Takam Pario, respectively, in the state.

"The party appreciates the contribution of outgoing PCC president Takam Sanjoy and CLP leader Takam Pario", a statement issued by AICC General Secretary in-charge of organisation said here. In the recently held Assembly election, the BJP had won 41 seats in the 60-member assembly and the Congress won four.

In the election, the Janata Dal (United) won seven seats, the National People’s Party (NPP) five, the People’s Party of Arunachal (PPA) one and two seats won by independents. While Mr Tuki and Mr Tayeng won in the polls, the outgoing PCC chief and the CLP leader lost their seats. (UNI)