Former media advisor of PM Manmohan Singh Sanjaya Baru will be the next secretary-general of FICCI
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 01-Aug-2017


New Delhi, Aug 1: Senior journalist Sanjay Baru has been appointed as the new secretary-general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry. Popularly known for his controversial book 'The Accidental Prime Minister', Baru has served as the media advisor to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh from May 2004 to August 2008. 
 
He was editor of Business Standard from January 2010 to October 2011 after resigning from the post of media advisor. Baru will assume charge from September 1, 2017. He will replace Deedar Singh who has completed his stint of five years. As reported by Business Standard Singh will continue his role as a strategic advisor.