Patna, Oct 16: Election strategist Prashant Kishor has been appointed as the National Vice-President of the Janata Dal-(United) on Tuesday.
The development took place, a month after Kishor joined the party.
He (Kishor) has been appointed Vice President of the party,” JD-U spokesperson and Secretary General K.C. Tyagi told media.
The former UN official, who founded the Indian Political Action Committee (I-Pac), successfully ran the Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance campaign during the 2015 Bihar Assembly election.
The Mahagathbandhan in Bihar comprised the JD-U, Lalu Prasad’s RJD and the Congress and it humbled the BJP-led alliance.
After that, JDU supremo Nitish Kumar named Kishor as his Adviser, giving him a Cabinet rank.