Ahead of polls BJP appoints new party chiefs in Mumbai Maharashtra OBC

first_img“I request the party to appoint a full-time state president for strengthening the party organisation. I need to focus on my ministerial portfolio and responsibilities,” Danve said while announcing his resignation as the state unit presidentPatil, believed to be the number two in the state Cabinet, has his task cut out with the state going to polls in just a few months time.In the 2014 Assembly polls, BJP had emerged as the single largest party by winning 122 seats. The saffron party went on to form a coalition government with the support of the Shiv Sena, which had won 63 seats.Meanwhile, in Uttar Pradesh, OBC leader Swatantra Dev Singh will replace Union Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey as state chief. Karnataka trust vote today: Speaker’s call on resignations, says SC, but gives rebel MLAs a shield By Express Web Desk |New Delhi | Published: July 16, 2019 5:58:19 pm Pandey was inducted in the Union Cabinet, necessitating a change of guard in the state. Singh, a Kurmi, is one of the influential backward castes in the state.His appointment is seen as part of the BJP’s effort to consolidate its support among the OBCs, who strongly backed the party in the state Assembly and recent Lok Sabha polls. BJP will make Maharashtra Congress-mukt, says party state chief Chandrakant Patil Advertising Uttarakhand legislator Pranav Singh expelled from BJP for six years over video with guns While Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil was named as Maharashtra party chief, MLA Mangal Prabhat Lodha will take charge of the Mumbai city unit.Patil replaces Rao Saheb Danve, who resigned from the post earlier today. Lodha, a builder and richest MLA, comes in as a replacement for Asish Shelar, who was inducted into the state Cabinet on Sunday.As per BJP constitution, a party leader cannot continue to hold the same post for more than two terms. But Shelar had served as the president of the Mumbai unit for the last six years. Related News center_img Best Of Express After Masood Azhar blacklisting, more isolation for Pakistan Post Comment(s) Advertising bjp, corporate funding, corporate donations, bjp corporate donations, adr, Association for Democratic Reforms, adr reports, adr poll funding report, india news As per BJP constitution, a party leader cannot continue to hold the same post for more than two terms. (Representational)Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections, scheduled to take place later this year, BJP on Tuesday made new appointments to the post of party chief for the state and Mumbai city units. OBC leader Swatantra Dev Singh took over the reins of the party unit in Uttar Pradesh. Was duped into joining BJP-backed film outfit, says actor Madhabi Mukhopadhyay Cabinet asks finance panel to consider securing funds for defence last_img

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