New Delhi, Feb 15 : in a major rejig, BJP president J P Nadda on Saturday appointed Vishnu Dutt Sharma as state party president of Madhya Pradesh and K Surendran as state president of Kerala BJP. In an organisation overhaul, National General Secretary and Headquarters incharge Arun Singh said Dal Bahadur Chauhan was appointed state president of Sikkim.
BJP's Madhya Pradesh general secretary and MP from Khajuraho, Mr Sharma, was appointed as president of the state unit of the BJP in place of Jabalpur MP Rakesh Singh. Fortynine-year-old Surendran becomes the youngest person to be appointed to the state president’s post.
His appointment to the top post comes after a gap of three months. His predecessor P S Sreedharan Pillai had quit the post after he was appointed Governor of Mizoram. (UNI)