Goyal, Sitharaman get Tamil Nadu and Delhi
AMN / NEW DELHI
Days after appointing election in-charges for 17 states, BJP Saturday announced names of prabharis for nine other states. Union Minister Piyush Goyal has been given the charge of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman and the Nicobar Islands along with BJP leader CT Ravi.
BJP appointed Health Minister J P Nadda to oversee the party’s election campaign in Uttar Pradesh while P Muralidhar Rao and Kiran Maheshwari have been given the charge of Karnataka.
Defence Minister N Sitharaman and JS Pawaiya have been made the in-charge for Delhi, while former Union minister Kalraj Mishra and Vishwas Sarang will oversee Haryana. Avinash Rai Khanna has been handed the charge for Tripura and Jammu & Kashmir.
Earlier, in the Hindi heartland states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, where the BJP ceded power to a resurgent Congress, BJP appointed senior leaders to steer the party for parliamentary electoral triumph.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar and senior leader Sudhanshu Trivedi will oversee the BJP’s poll preparations in Rajasthan, while Sawantra Dev Singh and Satish Upadhyay are the heads for Madhya Pradesh.
Bharatiya Janata Party appoints election in-charge & co-incharge for Tamil Nadu,Puducherry, Andaman-Nicobar Islands,Karnataka, Delhi, Haryana, Tripura and Jammu & Kashmir, ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections pic.twitter.com/2Hr74rHhHX
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