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Mumbai: Janet D’Souza appointed VP of state Minority Commission

Rons Bantwal
Daijiworld News Network – Mumbai (GA)

Mumba, Aug 7: Mangalorean Janet Lawrence D’Souza, president of Maharastra Women’s Congress Janet Lawrence D’Souza has now been appointed the vice-president of Maharastra State Minority Commission. She is the first woman from Maharastra to have ever been appointed to this post.

Her appointment was officially announced by Prof Janardhan Chandurkar, president of Maharastra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) on Tuesday August 6 here.

Janet who hails from Kirem near Kinnigoly in Mangalore, is the daughter of senior Congress leader Celine D’Silva who was the state finance minister in the cabinet of Vasant Dada Patil and later tourism and social welfare minister in Shivajirao Nilangekar’s ministry.

Janet D’Souza has been active member of Congress for long and has headed various positions within the party.

Chandurkar further said that MPCC is grateful to INC president Sonia Gandhi, vice-president Rahul Gandhi, General Secretary (Maharastra) Mohan Prakash and CM Prithviraj Chauhan for appointing Janet for this prestigious post.

Janet also is the president of Celine D’Silva Foundation and had contested the last Assembly elections from Ghatkoppar constituency.




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