Rajnath retained as BJP Dy Leader in LS

Rajnath retained as BJP Dy Leader in LS

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New Delhi, June 12: Defence Minister and senior parliamentarian Rajnath Singh has been retained as Deputy Leader of the BJP in the newly constituted 17th Lok Sabha while Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal is the new Deputy leader in the Rajya Sabha.

BJP Parliamentary Party Executive Committee has been constituted on the directive of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president and Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday. Modi will be the Leader of the BJP Parliamentary Party.

Government Deputy Chief whip will be MoS Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal in the Lok Sabha while the same task has been assigned to MoS for External Affairs V Muraleedharan in the Rajya Sabha.

Party Chief Whip will be Sanjay Jaiswal in the Lok Sabha and Narayan Lal Panchariya in the Upper House. Secretaries appointed in the Lok Sabha were Ganesh Singh in the Lower House and Bhupendra Yadav in the House of Elders. (UNI)