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Tuesday 26 September 2017
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Anurag Thakur given second terms as BJYM national president

Rajnath Singh led BJP has retained Himachal Pradesh BJP leader Anurag Thakur as the party’s national Yuva Morcha chief (BJYM). Thakur, a two-time Lok Sabha member from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh, was entrusted with the second term for the coveted post.

Anurag Thakur thanked the party high-command and vowed to utilize the opportunity to further rejuvenate the organisation in the run up to the next general elections. Thakur said that it’s recognition of the Morcha’s work done in highlighting corruption and the failures of the government on the economic and internal security front.

The major highlight of Thakur’s tenure as the Morcha chief was the national Ekta Yatra taken out in January 2011. He was arrested along with other senior BJP leaders on Jammu-Srinagar border while they were on their way to Srinagar to hoist the national flag at Lal Chowk on Republic Day.

Anurag Thakur also a President Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association and had became youngest President of Himachal Pradesh State Cricket Association at the age of 25. He was also a youngest national selector at the age of 26 years in the year 2001 to select Indian Junior Cricket teams.

Thakur is also a President of State Rifle Association, Himachal Pradesh and General Secretary, Himachal Pradesh Olympic Association, General Secretary, Hockey Himachal Pradesh. He is also an Executive Member, India Olympic Association and hold the post of Joint secretary, BCCI.

Another BJP leader from Himachal Pradesh JP Nadda was also retained on the post of General Secretaries. However Senior Leader Shanta Kumar was not listed in the new team.

List of BJP’s new Parliamentary Board:

BJP Central Parliamentary Board:

Rajnath Singh (President)

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Lal Krishna Advani

Dr Murli Manohar Joshi

M Venkeya Naidu

Nitin Gadkari

Sushma Swaraj

Arun Jaitely

Narendra Modi

Ananth Kumar

Thawarchand Gehlot

Ramlal (GS Org)

Vice Presidents:

Sadananda Gauda

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Dr CP Thakur

Jual Urao

SS Ahluwalia

Balbir Punj

Satpal Malik

Prabhat Jha

Uma Bharti

Bijyo Chakravarti

Lakxmikanta Chawla

Kiran Maheshwari

Smriti Irani

BJP General Secretaries:

Ananth Kumar

Thawarchand Gehlot

JP Nadda

Dharmendra Pradhan

Tapir Gaon

Amit Shah

Varun Gandhi

Rajeev Pratap Rudy

Murlidhar Rao

Ramlal (GS Org)

Secretaries:

Shyam Jaju

Bhupendra Yadav

Krishna Das

Dr Anil Jain

Vinod Pandey

Trivendra Rawat

Rameshwar Chaurasiya

Aarti Mehra

Renu Kushwaha

Sudha Yadav

Sudha Malaiya

Poonam Mahajan

Luies Marandi

Dr Tamil Isai

Sushree Vani Tripathi

Central Election Committee:

Rajnath Singh (President)

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Lal Krishna Advani

Dr Murli Manohar Joshi

M Venkeya Naidu

Nitin Gadkari

Sushma Swaraj

Arun Jaitely

Narendra Modi

Ananth Kumar

Thawarchand Gehlot

Ramlal (GS Org)

Gopinath Mundey

Jual Oran

Sayyeb Shahnawaj Hussain

Vinay Katiyar

JP Nadda

Dr Harshwardhan

Saroj Pandey (Ex-Officio)

Central Disciplinary Committee:

Radha Mohan Singh (President)

Jagdeesh Mukhi (Secretary)

L Ganeshan (Member)

Hari Babu (Member)

Shyam Nandan Singh (Member)

Joint General Secretaries (Org):

V Satish

Soudan Singh

Treasurer:

Piyush Goyel

Headquarter Incharge:

OP Kohli

Spokespersons:

Prakash Jawdekar

Shaha Nawaj Hussain

Nirmla Sitaraman

Vijay Sonkar Shashtri

Dr Sudhanshu Trivedi

Meenakshi Lekhi

Capt Abhimanyu

Presidents of Morchas:

Kisan Morcha – Om Prakash Dhankar

Mahila Morcha – Saroj Pandey

Yuva Morcha – Anurag Thakur

SC Morcha – Dr Sanjay Paswan

ST Morcha – Faggan Singh Kulaste

Minority Morcha – Abdul rashid



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