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'Youth Congress going in for fresh blood, reorganisation'

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 July 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Kolkata, July 29: The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) would induct fresh blood and restructure its organisation across the country in a bid to rejuvete itself, an IYC leader said on Wednesday. “The youth of the country have realised that the future lies with the Congress and a large number are joining us. But our aim is not just to increase our membership but to scout for leaders who can take on the leadership mantle,” IYC tiol secretary H.C. Yogesh told mediapersons here. “We need to begin afresh. To revive our fortunes, we are restructuring the organisation by injecting fresh blood. We are scouting for the young brigade who will lead the party. We will train them to take up the mantle of the party,” added Yogesh. With an eye on the 2016 assembly polls in West Bengal, IYC president Amrinder Singh Raja Warring would hold a youth convention - Sankalp 2016 - in the city on Friday. “The Congress has a very significant role to play in the assembly polls here, and in Friday’s convention Raja Warring will talk about the future plans and the course of action,” IYC state head Arindam Bhattacharya said. (IANS)

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