New BJP office-bearers meet

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New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): New office-bearers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) met on Thursday in New Delhi.

The meeting was attended by senior BJP leaders Lal Krishna Advani, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley and party president Nitin Gadkari.

Varun Gandhi and Smriti Irani also attended the meeting.

BJP had on March 16 announced a new team of office-bearers, consisting of 121 members, including 13 Vice-Presidents, 10 General Secretaries, 15 Secretaries and one Treasurer.

The party appointed senior leaders Shanta Kumar, Kalraj Mishra, Vinay Katiyar, Bhagatsingh Koshiyari, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Karuna Shukla Bijoya Chakravarti, Purushottam Rupala and Kiran Ghai as BJP's Vice Presidents.

Former Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Najma Heptullah and actor Hema Malini were also offered the posts of Vice Presidents.

Varun Gandhi and cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Siddhu were made Secretaries of the party along with several others.

BJP stalwarts Arun Jaitley and Gopinath Munde, however, could not retain their positions in Gakari's new team. (ANI)

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