Vijendra Gupta appointed President of Delhi BJP

Last Updated: Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 00:39

New Delhi: Vijendra Gupta, the councillor
from Rohini, was tonight appointed as the President of BJP`s
Delhi unit to succeed O P Kohli.

45-year-old Gupta`s name was agreed on after a series of
meetings among the party leaders including L K Advani, Nitin
Gadkari, Arun Jaitley, Ananth Kumar, Ram Lal and Thavarchand
Gehlot.

A three-time councillor from Rohini, Gupta had
unsuccessfully contested against HRD Minister Kapil Sibal from
Chandni Chowk constituency in 2009 Lok Sabha elections.

Former union minister Vijay Goel was also in the race
to head the party`s Delhi unit.

Sources said the BJP leaders also discussed work
allocation for the party`s newly-appointed General
Secretaries, Secretaries and other office bearers. Former
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje also attended the
meeting at Gadkari`s residence.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 00:39

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