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J-K BJP unit appoints 3 spokespersons

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The BJP's unit on Thursday nominated three leaders as state spokespersons and assigned important posts to several other members, who joined the party recently.

The Lok Sabha election is scheduled to begin on April 11 and will continue till May 19. Polling in the state will be held in five phases.

The appointments were made by after consulting other senior party leaders, according to a press release.

The three new spokespersons are -- (retired) Rakesh Sharma, and They all joined the party recently, it said.

The former army has also been appointed as in-charge for a party committee on defence and security issues, the release said, adding that Chrangoo, who is a prominent Kashmiri Pandit leader, is the affairs.

It said has been also given the post of member in the election management committee.

Former legislators Gharu Ram, and Baldev Sharma, and a former were appointed as members of the state BJP working committee, the release said.

It said former Sat Pal Manhas and party leaders Darshan Singh Thakkar, Raman Suri, Nitish Mahajan, Ravi Kumar Bakshi, Abhijeet Jasrotia, and are also part of the committee.

On July 16 last year, the party had announced a new team of office-bearers which included 11 vice-presidents, three general secretaries and 10 state secretaries.

The state BJP unit had also appointed its and 10 state spokespersons .

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 18:50 IST