He was also nominated to the political affairs committee, to be headed by Tariq Hameed Karra, for the union territories.
The assertion came a day after Azad declined to head the Campaign Committee for Jammu and Kashmir after he was appointed to the post by party chief Sonia Gandhi.
Vikar, who hails from Banihal area of Ramban district of Jammu province, is close to Ghulam Nabi Azad.
J&K Congress leaders, belonging to different factions, have unitedly backed Azad’s candidature during a meeting in New Delhi, which was also attended by Azad.
A section of the media has reported that a junior leader has been finalised by the Congress leadership in New Delhi after Gulam Ahmed Mir relinquished the post Wednesday.
Azad has a support base in Doda, Kishtwar, Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu province, besides some influence in the main Jammu district.
Sources close to Azad said he was also offered a Rajya Sabha berth but he said the demand of G23 is for a complete overhaul in the functioning of the party.
It remains to be seen whether Azad loyalists, who include former ministers, will attend the Chintan shivar and give their suggestions for strengthening the party.
“Azad is acceptable to both Kashmir and Jammu regions. People still appreciate his governance when he was the CM,” Monga, who is known to be close to Azad, said.
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Ghulam Nabi Azad said the most basic thing that India and the world should work on is improving health and education.
Sources close to Pawar said Azad usually calls on the NCP surpemo whenever the latter is in the national capital during Parliament sessions.
Sources said the leadership is open to suggestions from the G-23 and have reached out to them in a bid to resolve the differences within and work out a resolution to strengthen the party.
His remarks came in the backdrop of the ongoing controversy over the film 'The Kashmir Files', which is based on the 1990 exodus of the Kashmiri Pandits.
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Kapil Sibal questioned the authority under which Rahul Gandhi leads the Congress.
Playing down the meeting, he told reporters that it "may be news for you but we keep meeting the Congress president at various intervals".
Ghulam Nabi Azad met Congress president Sonia Gandhi, a day after members of the dissenting group held a flurry of meetings over measures to revamp the party.
Bhupinder Singh Hooda, a G 23 leader, was the first to reach out to the Congress High Command after the faction's meeting at Ghulam Nabi Azad's residence in New Delhi over the poll drubbing.
Same old script as Congress Working Committee keeps faith in Sonia; G23 leaders seek 'corrective measures'
Sources said senior party leader and member of G23 Ghulam Nabi Azad called to fix responsibility for the party’s poll debacle and Sonia agreed.
In November, the supporters of Azad resigned from the party posts to press the leadership for appointing their leader as the party chief.