New Delhi: Less than a month after he was
ousted as Uttarkhand Chief Minister, BJP today appointed
sulking Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank as the party`s national vice
president and made another former chief minister Bhagat Singh
Koshiyari as head of the party`s poll committee in the state.
The appointments were made today by BJP president Nitin
Gadkari during the party`s two-day national executive meeting
which concluded later during the day.
Pokhriyal, who had skipped the party`s national executive
meeting on the first day yesterday, attended the same on the
second day. He arrived at the conclave venue alongwith senior
BJP leader L K Advani.
He was recently replaced as chief minister of Uttarakhand
by B C Khanduri earlier last month in a bid to boost the
party`s image ahead of the polls early next year. Khanduri
returned as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand after a gap of three