BJP appoints Poll In-charges; Chugh gets J&K, Ladakh while Panda gets Uttar Pradesh
BJP appoints Poll In-charges; Chugh gets J&K, Ladakh
Jan 28, 2024
The BJP has appointed election In-charges and co-in-charges for 23 States and Union Territories in view of the Lok Sabha polls this year.
BJP national general secretary Vinod Tawde has been made the election in-charge for Bihar, while BJP Rajya Sabha member and former Jharkhand unit chief Deepak Prakash will be the co-in-charge, according to a party statement. Tawde is the BJP's in-charge for political affairs in Bihar.
The BJP has appointed vice president Baijayant Jay Panda as the election In-charge for Uttar Pradesh and national general secretary Dushyant Kumar Gautam as that of Uttarakhand.
BJP national vice president and Rajya Sabha member Laxmikant Bajpai will be the election In-charge for Jharkhand, the Statement said. The appointments have been made by BJP president J P Nadda in view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, it said.
BJP Rajya Sabha member and former Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has been made the election In-charge for Haryana. BJP leader Surendra Nagar will be the co-In-charge for elections in the State.
Former Bihar Minister and BJP's In-charge for West Bengal Mangal Pandey has been appointed the election In-charge for the State. BJP leaders Amit Malviya and Asha Lakra will be the co-In-charges.
Nadda has appointed Mahendra Singh, an MLC in Uttar Pradesh, who has been a State Minister in the past, as the BJP's election In-charge for Madhya Pradesh. Satish Upadhyay will be the co-In-charge for the State.
Former Gujarat chief minister and BJP In-charge for Punjab Vijay Rupani has been appointed the election In-charge for the State, with Narinder Singh, a BJP national secretary, as co-in-charge. Rupani will also be the election In-charge for Chandigarh.
The BJP has appointed former Uttar Pradesh Minister Shrikant Sharma as the election in-Charge for Himachal Pradesh. Sanjay Tondon will be the co-In-charge.
The BJP has made its Rajya Sabha member and national general secretary Radha Mohan Das Agrawal as the election In-charge for Karnataka and Sudhakar Reddy the co-in-charge.
BJP co-in-charge for political affairs in Jammu and Kashmir Ashish Sood has been appointed as the election In-charge for Goa. Gujarat MLA Purnesh Modi has been made the election in-charge for Daman and Diu with Dushyant Patel as co-In-charge.
Party leader Ashok Singhal has been appointed as the election In-charge for Arunachal Pradesh. Y Satya Kumar, a BJP national secretary and in-charge for political affairs in Andaman and Nicobar, has been made the election in-charge for the Union Territory.
BJP national general secretary Tarun Chugh, who is the party's In-charge for political affairs in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, has been named the election In-charge for both Union Territories.
The party's Rajya Sabha member from Uttar Pradesh, Vijaypal Singh Tomar, has been made the In-charge for elections in Odisha, while Chhattisgarh MLA Lata Usendi will be the co-in-charge.
The BJP's In-charge for political affairs in Puducherry, Nirmala Kumar Surana, has been given charge of elections as well. Bihar BJP MLC Dilip Jaiswal has been appointed as the party's election In-charge for Sikkim.
Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has been made the In-charge for elections in Kerala, while BJP national secretary Arvind Menon has been appointed as election In-charge for Tamil Nadu.