For BBMP Polls, BJP Puts R Ashok At Helm

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made former deputy chief minister R Ashok in-charge for the upcoming BBMP elections.

Published: 02nd August 2015 05:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd August 2015 05:46 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made former deputy chief minister R Ashok in-charge for the upcoming BBMP elections. A meeting on Saturday saw the party distributing various responsibilities among the various senior leaders.

The management committee will have city unit President Subba Narasimha and A R Ravi, while BJP MLAs Aravind Limbavali and Muniraju have been put in charge of the election campaigns. State vice-president and Jayanagar MLA B N Vijay Kumar will take charge of publicity, former Minister Suresh Kumar will be the manifesto incharge and MLC Ashwathnarayana will be media incharge.

From morning till late night, BJP leaders will be holding meetings with stakeholders in their party to discuss the elections.

“City BJP MLAs and MLCs met in the morning, where we discussed issues of each constituencies and candidates suitable for each. State president Prahlad Joshi was present,” Subba Narasimha, Bengaluru unit BJP president, told Express.

Later, there was a meeting between BJP presidents and secretaries of each Assembly constituency.

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