Maha BJP forms new ex­ec­u­tive body

The Asian Age - - Nation -

Mum­bai: Ma­ha­rash­tra BJP chief Chan­drakant Patil on Fri­day an­nounced the party’s new ex­ec­u­tive com­mit­tee for the state, and said that for­mer min­is­ter Pankaja Munde will get a role in the party at the na­tional level soon. Ad­dress­ing a press con­fer­ence, Mr Patil said that apart from her po­si­tion at the na­tional level, Ms Munde will also be made part of the state BJP’s core com­mit­tee. Pankaja Munde, daugh­ter of BJP stal­wart late Gopinath Munde, had lost the Parli seat to her cousin and NCP ri­val Dhanan­jay Munde in the state As­sem­bly polls held last year. She had been re­port­edly sulk­ing since her de­feat in the state polls. She was re­port­edly also up­set over not be­ing given can­di­da­ture for the state Leg­isla­tive Coun­cil polls held on May 21. “Munde will be given a party po­si­tion at the na­tional level soon. She will also be made part of the state BJP’s core com­mit­tee,” Mr Patil said.

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