Ranchi: Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister Subodh Kant Sahay was made a member of the AICC political affairs committee.

 According to a press release issued by the AICC, Sahay was included among 20 leaders of the committee which will be chaired by M Veerappa Moily.

Earlier, Former Union Home Minister Subodh Kant Sahay had called upon the people of the state to join ‘Haat Se Haat Jodo’ programme of the Congress from January 26 against the anti-people policies of the Centre and the state government. 

Stating that miseries have piled up on common people during the tenure of BJP government at the Centre, Sahay alleged that price of food grains have increased by 40 per cent during the period. Sahay said price of cooking gas has also gone up from Rs 410 to Rs 1,050 during their tenure.