BJP appoints in-charges ahead of elections in 4 states


In view of upcoming assembly polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday appointed Union Ministers Shri Prakash Javadekar and Shri Narendra Singh Tomar as its in-charge for elections in Delhi and Haryana, respectively.

In a statement released , the BJP announced the appointment of its senior leaders Shri OP Mathur and Shri Bhupinder Yadav as in-charge for elections in Jharkhand and Maharashtra, respectively.

Assembly polls in Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand likely to take place later this year, while polls in Delhi are slated to take place early next year. The dates of the elections are yet to be announced.

Union ministers Shri Hardeep Singh Puri and Shri Nityanand Rai will be co-in-charge for Delhi polls while Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Shri Keshav Prasad Maurya and Karnataka leader Shri Laxman Sevadi for Maharashtra polls.