Fadnavis is new Maharashtra BJP president

Bharatiya Janata Party leader and legislator Devendra G Fadnavis was on Thursday named the new president of the party`s Maharashtra unit.

Last Updated: Apr 11, 2013, 15:44 PM IST

Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and legislator Devendra G Fadnavis was on Thursday named the new president of the party`s Maharashtra unit.
The appointment was made by BJP chief Rajnath Singh in New Delhi, a party statement said.
A lawyer by profession based in Nagpur, Fadnavis replaces Sudhir Mungantiwar, who took charge in April 2010 after former state president Nitin Gadkari was elected the national BJP president.

IANS