In the good old days most parties including the Congress, had just one spokesperson, like V. N. Gadgil, and they had a full briefing on policy from a boss, like Indira Gandhi. On 24 March, the Congress announced a revamped communication team, probably in preparation for Rahul’s anointment as the party chief. The 70-member team chosen from different parts of country has two-third members below 40 years of age. It will have 31 media panelists to articulate the party’s views in the electronic media,” HT reported. To counter one indefatigable Sambit Patra?
According to The Hindu Gen VK Singh had been "nominated as government representative earlier" to attend the Pakistan National Day. The Economic Times says the PMO decided to send a representative "at the last minute". What is the real story?