Shimla, Aug 17: Gearing up for Assembly elections due in November 2017, Himachal BJP president Satpal Singh Satti on Tuesday (Aug 16) appointed the heads of seven morchas (wings) of the party.
Satti, who became president for the third time on January 6 this year and announced the state office bearers in March 2016, had not appointed the new presidents of different wings till date.
Former chairperson of State Women Commission Indu Goswami has been appointed president of State Mahila Morcha in place of Ritu Sethi while Vishal Chauhan has replaced Sunil Thakur as state BJYM chief. Sikender Kumar has been appointed president of Schedule Caste Morcha, Baldev Bhandari President of Kisan Morcha while Surat Negi would be the head the Scheduled Tribe Morcha.
Mohammad Rajbali has been appointed president of Minority Morcha while Uttam Chowdhary would head the OBC Morcha, a party release here said.