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AAP MLA Raghav Chadha likely to be new vice-chairman of Delhi Jal Board

Chadha, who replaced AAP's sitting MLA Vijender Garg, defeated the BJP's Sardar R.P. Singh to clinch the Rajinder Nagar seat

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Aam Aadmi Party leader Raghav Chadha
Aam Aadmi Party leader Raghav Chadha | Photo: PTI

MLA is likely to be the new Vice-Chairman of Delhi Jal Board replacing leader Dinesh Mohaniya, sources said on Thursday.

The 32-year-old leader is an MLA from Rajinder Nagar. He was one of the new faces fielded by for the Delhi Assembly polls 2020 in which he won from the Rajinder Nagar constituency with a margin of 20,085 votes.

Officials requesting anonymity told IANS that the Delhi government has decided his name for the post and announcement in this regard will be made very soon through an official order. Chadha is a member of the Political Affairs Committee of the AAP and has been the national treasurer and a national spokesperson of the party.

A chartered accountant by profession, Chadha would replace Mohaniya who was appointed as Vice-Chairman of Delhi Jal Board in July 2015 after the came to power for the first time by bagging 67 of 70 seats -- a historic victory.

Chadha, who replaced AAP's sitting MLA Vijender Garg, defeated the BJP's Sardar R.P. Singh to clinch the Rajinder Nagar seat. It is learnt that Burari MLA Sanjeev Jha and Deoli MLA Prakash Jarwal have been selected as Delhi Jal Board members. Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain is the chairman of Delhi Jal Board.

First Published: Thu, February 27 2020. 19:59 IST
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