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In BJP Reshuffle,Tejasvi Surya Becomes BJP's Yuva Morcha Chief,Ram Madhav,Others Replaced
The new appointments were announced by BJP president JP Nadda in a reorganization that party sources had said was aimed at combining young people
In BJP Reshuffle, Tejasvi Surya Becomes BJP's Yuva Morcha Chief, Ram Madhav, Others Replaced
New Delhi: On Saturday BJP announced it would replace senior leaders. In a major overhaul within the ranks of BJP national president JP Nadda Saturday shuffled some top posts with a few names being dropped and few faces being introduced from states where the party is trying to develop the leadership.
NTR's daughter Purandeshwari and MP from Assam's Mangaldoi Dilip Saikia were appointed as general secretary, Ram Madhav, Murlidhar Rao, and Anil Jain were removed from the top post.
Tarun Chug from Punjab has also been brought in as a general secretary after Akalis withdrew from the government.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the changes on Twitter.
Congratulations and best wishes to the new team. I am confident they will uphold the glorious tradition of our Party of serving the people of India selflessly and with dedication. May they work hard to empower the poor and marginalised. https://t.co/5beiCTkcsA— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 26, 2020
While other prominent names that figure in the list of 13 national secretaries are Maharashtra's Vinod Tawade, UP's Vinod Sonkar, and Maharashtra's Pankaja Munde.
Also former Union Minister Gopinath Munde's daughter Pankaja has also been appointed as the national secretary of the party and the former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje has been appointed as the BJP vice president.
The new appointments were announced by the BJP president JP Nadda in a reorganization that party sources said was aimed at combining young people, women as well as experienced faces.
Radha Mohan Singh, Mukul Roy, Rekha Verma, Annapurna Devi, Bharti Shiyal, DK Aruna, M Chuba Ao, AP Abdullakutty were appointed national vice presidents in the reshuffle.
Among the new general secretaries appointed were Dushyant Kumar Gautam, D Purandeswari, CT Ravi, and Tarun Chugh.
Ram Madhav reacted to the new appointments on Twitter, saying, "Congratulations to the newly appointed office-bearers of d BJP. Grateful to d party leadership for providing me d opportunity to serve for one term as Gen Sec."