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Chandigarh BJP, Congress likely to get new chiefs this year


Press Reporter News Service

Sandeep Rana

Chandigarh, April 18

Town BJP and the Congress are more likely to get new presidents this yr. AAP, which has been seeing celebration rumblings and was additionally anticipated to see a change of guard, is not going to have any quick shuffling.

Each the BJP in addition to the Congress are going to begin its election course of round June this yr. A protracted election technique of the BJP, which includes membership drive, block, district and state (UT) elections, will culminate by the tip of this yr.

The three-year tenure of metropolis BJP chief Arun Sood will come to an finish in December. Following the celebration’s surprising efficiency within the current Municipal Company elections, there have been voices towards Sood contained in the celebration.

“Although celebration presidents have been repeated in some states, however in Chandigarh it’s extremely unlikely, given the poor efficiency within the December elections,” stated a BJP chief.

There are talks that former metropolis BJP president Sanjay Tandon could once more be given the cost, however MP Kirron Kher, ex-MP Satya Pal Jain and Sood’s non-support could show a hindrance.

It’s learnt that the celebration may go in for a recent face like former councillors Shakti Prakash Devshali, Ravi Kant Sharma or Satinder Singh.

After the Congress completed third within the MC ballot, the picture of former Mayor and the celebration’s metropolis president Subhash Chawla took a beating. He was modified almost a yr in the past by changing Pradeep Chhabra, who then stop the celebration to affix AAP. The resuffling didn’t change the fortunes of town Congress. The celebration goes to begin its membership drive in June, however its president can change anytime.

At current, the identify of HS Fortunate, who’s near former MP Pawan Kumar Bansal, a senior-most chief of the celebration from town, is doing the rounds.

So far as AAP is anxious, as a result of coordination points and alleged variations between its metropolis president Prem Garg and co-incharge Pradeep Chhabra, the celebration is searching for a change. “Sure, it was on the playing cards after the elections, however the celebration didn’t discover ‘acceptable and competent’ particular person within the metropolis workforce. To date, the present association will proceed. Nevertheless, govt committee could also be reshuffled, which is required,” shared a celebration insider.

Within the current MC elections, debutant AAP stunned all by profitable the best variety of 14 seats. Whereas the BJP gained 12 seats and the Congress obtained eight seats solely.

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