Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Sunday appointed former Janata Dal (United) MP Pavan Varma as its national vice-president.
Varma was an adviser to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, but parted ways with the JD(U) in 2020 and later joined the TMC.
He was also a former Indian Foreign Service officer.
“Hon’ble Chairperson, Smt. @MamataOfficial takes great pride in appointing Shri @PavanK_Varma as the Vice President of All India Trinamool Congress with immediate effect, the party said in a tweet.