Mahendra Nath Pandey appointed Uttar Pradesh BJP chief

Pandey will replace Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya who is currently serving as UP BJP chief.

Published: 31st August 2017 07:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st August 2017 07:48 PM   |  A+A-

The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee administering the oath as Minister of State to Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, at a Swearing-in Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on July 05, 2016. | PIB

By ANI

NEW DELHI:  Union Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey appointed as next Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president.
 
BJP president Amit Shah appointed Pandey as the next UP BJP chief with immediate effect.
 
Pandey is a BJP MP from Chandauli constituency.
 
Pandey will replace Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya who is currently serving as UP BJP chief.

Maurya also congratulated the new BJP chief.
 
The decision to appoint a new chief has come forth as Maurya is expected to be elected to the Legislative Council to continue as Deputy Chief Minister of UP

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