Moments after the statement by Congress, Surjewala took to Twitter to congratulate Jairam Ramesh.
New Delhi: The All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Thursday replaced senior leader Randeep Singh Surjewala with Jairam Ramesh as the party’s General Secretary In-charge of Communication, Publicity and Media including Social & Digital Media with immediate effect.
In a statement undersigned by party General Secretary and MP K C Venugopal, the party said, “Shri Randeep Singh Surjewala has been thankfully relieved from his current responsibility as General Secretary Incharge, Communication. He will continue as General Secretary In-charge, Karnataka.”
Moments after the statement by Congress, Surjewala took to Twitter to congratulate Ramesh and wrote, “Congratulations to Sh. @Jairam_Ramesh on the new responsibility as General Secretary, Communications, Social Media, Digital Media, Indian National Congress. Wish him all the success and continued support.”
Replying to Surjewala’s tweet, Jairam Ramesh said, “You have done an outstanding job Randeep and you are a very difficult act to follow. Besides I cant step into your shoes since your shoe size is so much bigger than mine. You will remain an integral part of the communications team.”