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Congress forms committees for Bihar polls; Surjewala named chairman of key panel

IndiaTimes Sunday, 11 October 2020 ()
The Congress on Sunday formed various panels for the upcoming Bihar assembly polls with party general secretary Randeep Surjewala named chairman of the election management and coordination committee.
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