Kharge’s appointment has come into force with immediate effect. He replaces party leader Mohan Prakash.
“Congress President Rahul Gandhi has appointed Mallikarjun Kharge as AICC general secretary incharge of Maharashtra,” a party statement said.
The party also appointed Sonal Patel from Gujarat, Ashish Dua from Haryana and Sampath Kumar from Telangana as AICC secretaries to assist Kharge. They replaced Shyoraj Jivan Valmiki and Bala Bachchan.