OP Dhankar is new Haryana BJP chief

Vibha Sharma
Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 20

BJP president JP Nadda appointed senior Haryana chief and former minister Om Prakash Dhankar as new state president of the occasion on Sunday

A celebration communication stated the appointment of Dhankar is with instant impact.

The time period of present president and former MLA Subhash Barala has already ended and the occasion was searching for his substitute. Dhankar and Barala had each misplaced the final meeting elections within the state, together with a number of different ministers and senior leaders. 

Dhankar, who held a number of key portfolios within the first time period of Chief Minister Manohar Lal  Khattar, has positions  within the state organisation and the nationwide stage , together with chief of the BJP’s Kisan Morcha. 

Haryana Chief Minister Khattar had just lately met Nadda and mentioned the problem of the appointment of recent state unit chief. Several names had been thought-about however Dhankar was chosen in thoughts the caste issues in Haryana. 

Though names of some “non Jat” leaders had been additionally doing the rounds, sources stated the occasion wished a Jat chief to maintain the politically important group completely satisfied and the caste equations balanced. 

Notably, names of Jat leaders like former finance minister Capt Abhimanyu and former agriculture minister OP Dhankar had been additionally thought-about for the coveted seats of Rajya Sabha earlier this yr, however none of them acquired the ticket, inflicting a lot heartburn locally.

Haryana Chief Minister Khattar supplied his congartulations to Dhankar.

“I am completely confident that with cadres will benefit from your poltical experience and the Haryana BJP will emerge stronger in terms of organisation,” Khattar stated in a tweet in Hindi.


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