West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee
পশ্চিমবঙ্গ প্রদেশ কংগ্রেস কমিটি
|President||Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury|
|Founded||19 June 1966|
|Headquarters||104E, Dr. Lalmohon Bhattacharjee Road, Kolkata-700014, West Bengal|
|Student wing||West Bengal State Chhatra Parishad|
|Political position||Centre to centre-left|
|ECI Status||State Party|
|Alliance||United Progressive Alliance|
|Seats in Lok Sabha|
2 / 42
|Seats in Rajya Sabha|
2 / 16
|Seats in West Bengal Legislative Assembly|
0 / 294
|Seats in Gorkhaland Territorial Administration|
0 / 62
The West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (WBPCC), formerly known as the Bengal Provincial Congress Committee in Colonial India, is the unit of the Indian National Congress for the state of West Bengal. It is responsible for the organization and management of the party's activities and campaigns in the state, as well as selecting candidates for local, state, and national elections. The current president of the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee is Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who is also a Member of Parliament from Berhampore in West Bengal.
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