The Congress on Saturday appointed Supriya Shrinate, who was the party’s candidate from Maharajganj within the Lok Sabha polls, as a spokesperson. Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved the appointment of Supriya Shrinate as spokesperson of All India Congress Committee, a statement issued by the party’s communication department chief Randeep Surjewala said.
Until a few months past, Shrinate was a TV journalist. She is that the daughter of former Congress MP Harsh Vardhan. She lost to BJP’s Pankaj Chaudhary within the Lok Sabha polls from Maharajganj. Her father Harsh Vardhan was a two-time MP from the seat.