Chandigarh, June 12
Senior Chandigarh Congress leader Harmohinder Singh Lucky has been appointed as the President of Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee on June 12.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has appointed Harmohinder Singh Lucky as the President of Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee with immediate effect, said the press release issued today.
Lucky was appointed as the President after Congress leader Subhash Chawla resigned from the position.
In a letter signed by General Secretary K.C. Venugopal, it said “Hon’ble Congress President has appointed Shri Harmohinder Singh Lucky as the President of Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee with immediate effect. The party appreciates the contribution of outgoing President Shri Subhash Chawla”
48 years old Lucky is a lawyer by profession and has remained deputy mayor of Chandigarh. He started his political career as a student leader from DAV college Chandigarh and remained NSUI ,youth Congress and District Congress president of Chandigarh at respective times.
He also remained Senate and Syndicate member of Panjab University twice. Lucky was holding the position of General secretary and Chief spokesperson of Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee Before becoming the president of Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee.
Lucky is considered a close confidant of Pawan Kumar Bansal former union minister and presently treasurer of All India Congress Committee. Lucky said that his priorities will be to strengthen the party in Chandigarh and take up various issues of public concern in Chandigarh. The Congress organisation in Chandigarh will be made robust and geared up for the parliamentary polls of 2024.