BJP president Amit Shah arrives for party's rally in Jind
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah arrived on stage today for his rally in Jind, Haryana.
The BJP is seeking to replicate its grand general election victory in Haryana, which has been ruled by the Congress party, with Bhupinder Singh Hooda as the Chief Minister, for a decade.
The BJP president was also flanked by former Congress leader Birendra Singh at the BJP rally. It was being speculated till now that Singh was going to join the BJP, and would appear in this rally with Shah.
Meanwhile, BJP president Amit Shah, who succeeded Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh as the party's chief, also assembled a new team today which comprises of 11 vice presidents and 8 general secretaries.
The new BJP vice presidents are B Dattatray, B S Yeddyurappa, Satyapal Malik, M A Naqvi, P Ruppala, Prabhat Jha, Raghuvar Das, Kiran Maheswari, Renu Devi and Dinesh Sharma.
J P Nadda, R P Rudy, Muralidhar Rao, Ram Madhav, Saroj Pandey, Bhupendra Yadav, R S Kateria, Ram Lal (organization) are the new BJP general secretaries.
Shahnawaz Hussain, Sudhanshu Trivedi, M Lekhi, Sambit Patra, M J Akbar, Nalin Kohli, B S Shastri, GVLN Rao, Anil Baluni, L Kumarmangalam have been appointed as the BJP spokespersons.
Anurag Thakur will continue as the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) chief while BJP Mahila Morcha chief will be Vijaya Rahatkar.
Abdul Rashid Ansari will be the new BJP Minority Morcha chief.
(Posted on 16-08-2014)