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General members to elect AGP executive

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Nov 28 � The regional Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) will now on be having its president, working president and five general secretaries directly elected by its general members. This is one of the major outcomes of the party general council meeting held today at the District Library Auditorium here today on matters related to the amendment to the party constitution to strengthen the party.

The general council also fixed the dates of the next general conference of the party to be as March 9, 10 and 11 next. Today's meeting of the party general council has stated that the elections to the party posts should be held 15 days ahead of the party conference, said party vice president and spokesman Apurba Bhattacharjee.

The steering committee of the party will stand dissolved immediately after the new committee takes over and it will be replaced by the 11 member "highest policy making committee", ten of whom, except the president will be elected by the new central executive committee members in their first sitting.

The general council also accepted the recommendation of the party's constitution amendment committee, to bring in fresh blood and provide proper representation to all castes and communities basing on language, religion etc and to the youth and women of the state.

The party will also have 21 central executive committee members directly elected by the general members.

However, it authorized the president to nominate some office bearers including seven vice presidents, ten secretaries, one finance secretary, one office secretary and one information and publicity secretary, but in consultation with the working president and five general secretaries.

There will be a nine member planning committee to formulate party policies in different areas and its members will be appointed by the president. There will also be a nine member political affairs committee to formulate party's approach towards the day to day political developments.

There will be an eleven member parliamentary affairs committee to formulate party's approach towards the issues concerning the people for raising them in the Assembly and Parliament. The committee will comprise members having in depth knowledge about Assembly and Parliamentary proceeding.

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General members to elect AGP executive

GUWAHATI, Nov 28 � The regional Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) will now on be having its president, working president and five general secretaries directly elected by its general members. This is one of the major outcomes of the party general council meeting held today at the District Library Auditorium here today on matters related to the amendment to the party constitution to strengthen the party.

The general council also fixed the dates of the next general conference of the party to be as March 9, 10 and 11 next. Today's meeting of the party general council has stated that the elections to the party posts should be held 15 days ahead of the party conference, said party vice president and spokesman Apurba Bhattacharjee.

The steering committee of the party will stand dissolved immediately after the new committee takes over and it will be replaced by the 11 member "highest policy making committee", ten of whom, except the president will be elected by the new central executive committee members in their first sitting.

The general council also accepted the recommendation of the party's constitution amendment committee, to bring in fresh blood and provide proper representation to all castes and communities basing on language, religion etc and to the youth and women of the state.

The party will also have 21 central executive committee members directly elected by the general members.

However, it authorized the president to nominate some office bearers including seven vice presidents, ten secretaries, one finance secretary, one office secretary and one information and publicity secretary, but in consultation with the working president and five general secretaries.

There will be a nine member planning committee to formulate party policies in different areas and its members will be appointed by the president. There will also be a nine member political affairs committee to formulate party's approach towards the day to day political developments.

There will be an eleven member parliamentary affairs committee to formulate party's approach towards the issues concerning the people for raising them in the Assembly and Parliament. The committee will comprise members having in depth knowledge about Assembly and Parliamentary proceeding.