New Delhi, 17 November (IANS). A few days after the reshuffle of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state in-charge and co-incharge, party president J.P. Nadda has called his first meeting here on Thursday.
The meeting will be held at the party headquarters in the afternoon, where BJP general secretary (organization) B.V. L. Santosh will also be present.
Months after the appointment of his core team, a day from Diwali, on 13 November, the BJP chief appointed him in-charge and co-incharge for states and union territories.
Four leaders were promoted in the new appointments, including Jai Panda, C.T. Ravi, Amit Malaviya and Sambit Patra.
Panda, who holds the post of National Vice President, has been given two important responsibilities in Assam and Delhi. At the same time, after being promoted to the post of General Secretary, Karnataka’s C.T. Ravi has been placed in charge of three states Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Goa. Apart from this, Amit Malviya has been given the responsibility of West Bengal, where elections are to be held early next year.
Party spokesperson Sambit Patra has been made in charge of Manipur, while D. Purandeswari has been made in charge of Odisha. Earlier Arun Singh took charge here, who has now been given charge of Rajasthan. Singh is part of Nadda’s core team and was previously appointed general secretary.
Radhamohan Singh, whose work as a minister influenced the central government, has been put in charge of Uttar Pradesh instead of Om Mathur.
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