BJP Chief Amit Shah to Pick CM Nominees for Uttarakhand
Author: Desk March 13, 2017
New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah was on Monday authorised by the party’s Parliamentary Board to pick chief ministerial nominees for Uttarakhand.
Sources says observers will consult the MLAs there and report to Shah following which he will pick the chief ministerial candidates.
The meeting of the party’s highest body which was attended by PM Modi and other members, was held amid Shah’s consultation with senior leaders of these states, especially Uttar Pradesh, to evolve a consensus over the new chief ministers.
Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and party general secretary Bhupendra Yadav will be observers for UP, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and general secretary Saroj Pandey will head to Uttarakhand, and Union Minister Piyush Goyal and party vice president Vinay Sahasrabuddhe will go to Manipur, Nadda said.
The dates for party’s legislature meetings in respective states have not been decided yet.