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Aug 24, 2012 at 01:35pm IST

Karnataka: Sonia does not want to change KPCC president


The party supremo Sonia Gandhi in a meeting with top state Congress leaders in New Delhi on Wednesday conveyed the message that there will be no change of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) till the next Assembly elections.

 The meeting was convened by AICC general secretary Madhusudan Mistry. Speaking to Express, KPCC president Dr G Parameshwar, who had participated in the meeting said that he had raised the issue during the meeting to clarify and it was conveyed that there are no possibilities of change of leadership in state KPCC.

 He said that Mistry had also appealed to the leaders not to encourage any move seeking change of KPCC leadership. The KPPC president said that both political and nonpolitical issues was discussed during the three-hour-long meeting.

 He added that the government would be requested to amend Article 370 of the Constitution to confer special status to Hyderabad-Karnataka region in the current session of the Parliament