Bhopal, April 18: Jabalpur Lok Sabha MP Rakesh Singh took oath as the new president of Madhya Pradesh’s BJP unit.
Singh succeeded Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan, who resigned late on Tuesday.
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The other names discussed were ministers Bhupendra Singh, Narottam Mishra, Rajendra Shukla and General Secretary V.D. Sharma.
Chauhan, along with Rajasthan BJP President and Jaipur city MLA Ashok Parnami and Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) Lok Sabha MP K. Hari Babu, were nominated as members of the BJP National Executive Council by Shah.
Citing informed sources, IANS reported that the decision to appoint a new BJP president in Madhya Pradesh was made keeping in mind the assembly polls slated for later in 2018.
All nominations are immediately effective, as per a letter from BJP National General Secretary Arun Singh.