Himachal Congress chief replaced

Himachal Congress chief replaced

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Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Congress President Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu was replaced on Thursday by Kuldeep Rathore, a confidant of former Union Minister Anand Sharma, Congress sources said.
Sukhu was replaced owing to differences between him and six-time Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who was demanding his replacement before the Lok Sabha polls.
The Congress is yet to make an official appointment about the new incumbent.
Sukhu, a legislator, had been President of the party since 2013.
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