STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Finally, Shah Revamps Team BJP

Published: 18th June 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th June 2015 07:34 AM   |  A+A-

Amit-Shah-L

Gujarat ex-minister Amit Shah. EPS File Photo

NEW DELHI: After keeping many party posts vacant for months, BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday made 10 new additions to his team of office-bearers.

Some posts remained vacant in the party after some office-bearers were made ministers in the Narendra Modi Government in November last.

Shah announced names of three new three new vice-presidents, as many general secretaries, and four secretaries.

With the vacancies being filled in the party, the focus would shift to likely reshuffle in the Modi Cabinet, a move expected for long.

Om Mathur, party in-charge of Uttar Pradesh, made party vice-president. Earlier, he was the in-charge of Rajasthan, where the BJP made a clean sweep during the Lok Sabha elections.

Mathur had worked as general secretary of the party three times.

Shyam Jaju, party secretary and in-charge of Uttarakhand, made vice-president. Rajya Sabha MP from Punjab Avinash Rai Khanna, who was co-in-charge of the Jammu and Kashmir, where BJP formed its first government, has also been made the party vice-president.

Madhya Pradesh Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya, who was in-charge of Haryana, where the saffron party formed government for the first time, made a general secretary.

The other two general secretaries are Arun Singh and Anil Jain. Both of them were presently secretaries in the party.

Jain was joint in-charge for Haryana.

The four new secretaries are Suresh Pujari, former party chief of Odisha, Mahendra Singh, an MLC from Uttar Pradesh and in-charge of party affairs in Assam, Delhi MP and former Art of Living teacher Mahesh Giri and Farooq Khan, a former IG, who joined the BJP recently in Jammu and Kashmir.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp