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BJP chief Amit Shah announces his new team, Varun Gandhi excluded

New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah today unveiled his new team that consists of 11 vice-presidents, 8 general secretaries, 4 joint general secretaries (Organisation), 14 secretaries, 10 spokespersons, 5 presidents of different morchas and 1
India TV News Desk August 16, 2014 12:55 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah today unveiled his new team that consists of 11 vice-presidents, 8 general secretaries, 4 joint general secretaries (Organisation), 14 secretaries, 10 spokespersons, 5 presidents of different morchas and 1 office secretary.

Varun Gandhi has been excluded from Amit Shah's new team and the omission is also significant in view of the fact that his mother Maneka Gandhi had recently advocated his projection as UP Chief Minister. Balbir Punj, an Advani loyalist, has also been kept out of the team.

Balbir Punj, Vani Tripathi, Arti Mehra and Rameshwar Chaurasia have also been kept out of Amit Shah's new team.

As expected, the average age of the team has been kept below 50.

The 11 vice-presidents  are -  Shri Bandaru Dattatrey, Shri B.S. Yedurappa, Sh SatyaPal Malik, Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Shri Purusottam Rupala, Shri Prabhat Jha, Shri Raghuwar Das, Smt Kiran Maheswari, Shri Vinay Sahasrbuddhe, Smt Renu Devi are  Shri Dinesh Sharma.

The names of new  general secretaries are - Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, Shri Rajeev Pratap Ruddy, Shri Murlidhar Rao, Shri Ram Madhav, Smt Saroj Pandey, Shri Bhupendra Yadev, Prof. Ram shanakar Katheriya and Shri Ramlal (Genral Sec.Org.)

Amit Shah has appointed 10 spokespersons and their names are - Shri Shahnawaj Husain, Dr. Sudhanshu Trivedi, Shri Meenakshi Lekhi, Shri M.J. Aakbar, Shri Vijay Sonkar Shashtri, Smt. Lalita Kumar Manglam, Shri Nalin Kohli,  Dr. Sambit Patra, Shri Anil baluni Shri and GVL Narsimha Rao

There are 4 joint general secretaries (organization) and the names are Shri V.Shatish Shri, Shaudan Singh, Shri Shiv Prakash and Shri B.L. Santosh

The 14 secretaries are Shri Shyam Jaju, Dr. Anil Jain Shri, H. Raja, Shri Romen Deka, Smt. Sudha Yadav, Smt. Poonam Mahajan, Shri Ramvichar  Netam,  Shri Arun Singh , Shri Sidharth Nath Singh, Shri Sardar R.P. Singh,  Shri Shrikant Sharma, Smt. Jyoti Dhruve, Shri Tarun Chugh and Shri Rajnish Kumar.

Amit Shah has also announced the names of new presidents of BJP's different Morchas. Smt. Vijya Rahtar will be the news president of Mahila Morcha, Anurag Thakur will be the president of Yuva Morcha, Shri Dushyant Kr Gautam will be president of SC Morcha, Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste will be president of ST Morcha and Shri Abdul Rashid Ansari will be the president of Minority Morcha.