Jamshedpur, Sept 18: Rajya Sabha�MP Pradip Kumar Balmuchu criticized the appointment of Dr. Ajay Kumar as National Spokesperson of Congress party.
�How can a losing candidate be made the national spokesperson of the oldest political party of the country�, asked Balmuchu.
Talking about the overstatements made by Dr. Ajay, Former President of Jharkhand�Pradesh�Congress�Committee said he only knows what he says.
Balmuchu further informed that Congress party would stage dharna before the Raj Bhawan in Ranchi on September 23 for early bypolls in Lohardaga Assembly.
Former�President of Jharkhand�Pradesh�Congress�Committee favoured fielding a consensus candidate of opposition parties in the Lohardaga bypolls. Talking to the mediaperons at Jamshedpur�s Circuit House, Balmuchu said that we should take the opposition parties into confidence and discuss the issue with them.
The Lohardaga seat was lying vacant after the sitting AJSU Party�MLA�Kamal Kishor Bhagat had lost his Assembly membership after he was sentenced to seven years jail by a local�court�in Ranchi recently in connection with a criminal case.�