Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot, former Chief Minister of Goa Luizinho Faleiro and former Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka G Parameswara have been appointed as lead observers for the Kerala assembly polls .They will carry out their duties in close coordination with the secretaries general and officials of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) in the respective states, the party said.
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel, party secretary general Mukul Wasnik and top leader Shakeel Ahmad Khan have been appointed senior overseers for the Assam polls. For the elections in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry, senior party leaders and former union ministers M Veerappa Moily and MM Pallam Raju, in addition to the incumbent Maharashtra minister Nitin Raut, were appointed as lead observers.
For the West Bengal Assembly elections, top party leaders BK Hariprasad and Alamgir Alam, as well as Punjab Minister Vijay Inder Singla, have been appointed as observers. The party is keen to retain power in Pondicherry and seeks to regain power in Assam, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.