New Delhi | The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Wednesday ahead of the assembly elections at the year-end has appointed several cabinet ministers at the election managers in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana.
According to an official statement released by BJP President Amit Shah, the party has appointed Health Minister JP Nadda as the poll in-charge of Telangana, HRD minister Prakash Javdekar is given the charge of Rajasthan while Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will be the poll in charge of Madhya Pradesh.
The party has also appointed former Union Minister Mukul Roy who recently joined BJP in 2017 from Trinamool Congress as the coordinator of election management committee in West Bengal. Arvind Menon former BJP general secretary (organisation) in Madhya Pradesh is also appointed as co-in-charge of West Bengal.
Assembly elections are likely to be held in the State of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan at the year-end along with the state of Chhattisgarh while early election are also a possiblity in Telangana after Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao dissolved the state assembly 9 months early to avoid election with the Lok Sabha. Meanwhile the BJP wants to increase its presence in the state of West Bengal.