According to the party sources, Shazia Ilmi and Kamaljeet Sehrawat are among the eight who have been appointed as vice-presidents.
New Delhi: Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari on Sunday announced his team, appointing 35 office-bearers, including former AAP leader Shazia Ilmi, in the party’s city unit executive committee. Party sources, however, claimed that the new team bears a “heavy imprint” of Union minister Vijay Goel and in-charge of BJP’s Delhi affairs Shyam Jaju, as persons close to them found berth in the executive committee.
According to the party sources, Shazia Ilmi and Kamaljeet Sehrawat are among the eight who have been appointed as vice-presidents. With this, Ms Ilmi has found her first post in the BJP after leaving the Aam Aadmi Party.
Kamaljeet Sehrawat, who was the chief of Delhi BJP Mahila Morcha, has been made the party’s city unit vice-president due to her “good show” in the women’s wing, a BJP leader said.
Former North Delhi mayor Ravindra Gupta has been appointed as general secretary. His colleague in North MCD and vice-chairman of the standing committee of the civic body, Rajesh Bhatia, has also been made a general secretary. Siddharthan has been retained as general secretary (organisation).
Poonam Parashar, wife of former Kirari MLA Anil Jha, is the new president of Mahila Morcha. Sunil Yadav has been appointed as the president of the Delhi unit of Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha, while Mukesh Rana is the new president of Kisan Morcha’s Delhi unit. Gaurav Khari will head the OBC Morcha of the Delhi BJP.