BJP national president JP Nadda has included three party leaders from the Northeast in his new central team.
While Nagaland BJP’s former president M Chuba Ao has been appointed as one of the party’s 12 national vice-presidents, BJP MLA from Nagaland, Mmhonlumo Kikon has been appointed as party’s national spokesperson.
Nadda has appointed Assam’s Mangaldai MP, Dilip Saikia as one of the general secretaries of the party’s central team.
Meanwhile, as speculated earlier, former party general secretary, in-charge of the Northeast, Ram Madhav, has been removed from his position.
Nadda has accommodated 3 former chief ministers as BJP vice-presidents while there has been a major overhaul among national general secretaries with many significant names dropped and new faces given a chance.
Many young turks with strong articulation skills have also been given a shot to prove their mettle.
Nadda has included former Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh, former Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje Scindia, and former Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das as party vice-presidents.
There are a total of 12 national vice-presidents of BJP’s central team.
From poll-bound Bihar’s Radha Mohan Singh and West Bengal’s Mukul Roy figure in the list.
National general secretaries Bhupender Yadav, Arun Singh, and Kailash Vijayvargiya retain their posts while new faces like CT Ravi from Karnataka have been inducted.