R C Faldu likely to take over as Gujarat BJP president
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Last Updated: Sunday, January 31, 2010, 21:07
  
Ahmedabad: Three-time MLA from Kalavad in Jamnagar R C Faldu is all set to take over as BJP Gujarat unit president as he was the only one, till the Sunday's deadline, to file nomination papers here for the post.

Faldu, chief whip of the ruling BJP in the state Assembly, filed his nomination for the post to state party president today in presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and BJP General Secretary Gopinath Munde.

Sources in the state BJP said that formal announcement of the party president would be made after the state executive committee meeting tomorrow.

BJP sources said that executive meeting will be attended by senior party leader from the state. Munde is also likely to attend the meeting, they added.

Faldu, belonging to the Leuva Patel community, is likely to take over from Pushottam Rupala whose term as party president has ended.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, January 31, 2010, 21:07


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