Singh's name was proposed by senior leader and MLA Kalraj
Mishra during a meeting of MLAs and party functionaries,
including state president Surya Pratap Shahi, in the presence
of two central observers Thawar Chandra Gehlot and Narendra
Singh Tomar, BJP spokesman Vijay Bahadur Pathak said.
Singh, who has been an MLA several times, was the deputy
leader of BJP legislature party in the last Vidhan Sabha.
Lucknow: Hukum Singh, MLA from Kairana seat
in western Uttar Pradesh, was on Wednesday elected as the Leader of
BJP legislature party in UP legislative Assembly.
First Published: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 19:11