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