Vanathi Srinivasan (50), one of the senior functionaries in the Tamil Nadu unit of the BJP was on Wednesday elevated as the president of the party’s women’s wing at the national level.
According to BJP sources, some sections of the state unit were unhappy with the functioning of Subrata Chattopadhyay.
Both parties would see a mass exodus of leaders and workers and this will prove to be advantageous for the BJP in the long run, the saffron leader said.
In another major development, the nomination of SP-supported Independent candidate Prakash Bajaj was rejected on technical ground.
Ramazan Hussain had unsuccessfully contested the 2014 assembly elections from Bani constituency on a BSP ticket before joining the PDP.
Bypolls to 28 state Assembly seats will be held on November 3 and the counting of votes will take place on November 10.
The second phase of polling will take place on November 1 and the counting of votes will be taken up on November 3.
Speaking about former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's remarks on BJP leader Imarti Devi, Scindia said that he is full of ego and people will shatter it.
Alka Rai is the wife of MLA Krishanand Rai, who was shot dead in 2005 along with six others.
Scindia had quit Congress to join BJP earlier this year.
A single vote given to Nitish Kumar ji will not only weaken and ruin Bihar, but will also strengthen the RJD and the Grand Alliance, the LJP chief said.
Pilot said the NDA government, since 2014, had tried to end land acquisition laws brought in by the earlier Congress dispensations so that corporates can usurp farm plots.
According to BJP sources, party national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya spoke to Ghosh and Khan and advised them to resolve their differences.
They said the presiding officer is making door to door visits seeking votes for the BJD candidate.
The polling for the 243-member Bihar assembly will be held in three phases -- October 28, November 3 and November 7.