New Delhi, Nov 15 (PTI) The Congress on Wednesday appointed Praveen Chakravarty as chairman of the All India Professionals' Congress, replacing party MP Shashi Tharoor.
Chakravarty was the chairman of the Data Analytics Department till now.
"Congress president has appointed Shri Praveen Chakravarty as the Chairman of the All India Professionals' Congress with immediate effect," AICC general secretary, organisation, K C Venugopal said in an official statement.
"The party appreciates the contribution of the outgoing Chairman, Shri Shashi Tharoor," he said.
Tharoor has been heading the party's All India Professionals' Congress for a long time and has since become a regular member of the Congress Working Committee, the top decision-making body of the party. PTI SKC DIV DIV