Preparing itself for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the Congress party on Saturday set up three vital committees to look into election related affairs related for coordination, manifesto and publicity.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi formed key nine-member Core Group Committee comprising of A K Antony, Ghulam Nabi Azad, P Chidambaram, Ashok Gehlot, Mallikarjun Kharge, Ahmed Patel, Jairam Ramesh, Randeep Surjewala and K C Veugopal.
Besides, a 19-member Manifesto Committee has been created to come out with the party's manifesto for the general elections.
Gandhi also formed a committee comprising 19 top party leaders who will manage the party's publicity during the elections.
Announcing the setting up of the committees, party General Secretary, Organisation Ashok Gehlot said with the constitution of the committees, the party will go into election mode and begin the work of putting up a manifesto and formulate strategy for publicity and coordination.
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