To strengthen the presence of BJP in all states, Nadda rejigs national team
Bharatiya Janata Party Chairman JP Nadda made some organizational changes in the party by reassigning the responsibilities of some of the officials loaned to the party by his ideological father, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
According to people who know the details, more inductions, including from RSS, to the national team are also expected in the coming weeks.
On Thursday, the party announced that the deputy general secretary (organization), Saudan Singh, has been appointed vice president of the national team and will oversee the party’s work in Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh. Singh will take over the party’s work at a time when the ongoing farmer agitation is at its peak in Punjab and Haryana. A section of farmers in these states is demanding the repeal of the recently passed farm laws, claiming that they do not protect the interests of farmers.
V Satish, also deputy general secretary (organization) has received a new appointment; now it will be Sangathak. Satish, who previously was in charge of states such as Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat, has been in charge of the coordination of the parliamentary office, the coordination of SC / ST morcha and Vishesh Sampark or special extension.
Shiv Prakash, a third deputy general secretary (organization) has been in charge of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It continues to hold the responsibility of caring for West Bengal for the elections, where the party is preparing for a tough contest against the ruling Mamata Banerjee government.
According to a party leader, these changes are in line with the process of forming a new team and strengthening the party’s presence in all states.
“More names will be added to the national team as there are vacancies in several states, including Uttar Pradesh, which will go to the polls in 2022; in Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand, ”said an official aware of the details.
In September, Nadda announced a new national team that had 12 vice presidents, eight general secretaries, three joint national secretaries, and 13 secretaries in addition to 23 spokespersons.