BJP Reconstitutes Top Bodies; Odisha MP Jual Oram Excluded From CEC
New Delhi: The BJP has reconstituted the Central Parliamentary Board, the highest-decision-making body in the party, and Central Election Committee (CEC) to be headed by the party’s national president JP Nanda.
Former Karnataka CM BS Yeddiyurappa and former Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal have found a place in the committees, which include Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and general secretary organisation BL Santosh.
Senior leaders Nitin Gadkari and Shivraj Singh Chauhan have dropped from these committees while former IPS officer Iqbal Singh Lalpura, who joined the BJP in 2012 and is currently chairman of National Commission for Minorities, has been included in both.
Sudha Yadav, K Laxman and Satyanarayan Jatiya are also part of the new Parliamentary Board and CEC.
Former Union minister and Sundargarh MP Jual Oram is no longer a member of the newly constituted CEC while Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis, Union minister Bhupendra Yadav, BJP women wing president Vanathi Srinivasan and senior leader Om Mathur have been included.
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