In a significant organisational rejig forward of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, the Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh modified 69 (round 70%) of its district unit presidents on Friday. State occasion president Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary launched an inventory of 98 district unit presidents. It’s because as the occasion has divided the state into 98 organisational district models.
The higher caste, thought of the normal assist base of the BJP, has been given most 57 posts of district models president. It’s adopted by the Different Backward Class (OBC) as 36 new district unit presidents are from it. The OBC had performed an important position in the BJP’s victory in the 2014 and 2019 basic elections.
To verify previous rivalry between the Brahmin and the Rajput communities, the ruling occasion has maintained a stability in the appointment of the Brahmin and Rajput presidents. Whereas 21 district presidents belong to Brahmin neighborhood, 20 are from Rajput neighborhood, 8 from Vaishya, 5 from Kayastha whereas 3 district presidents belong to higher caste Bhumihar neighborhood.
Furthermore, solely 5 district unit presidents are from Dalit neighborhood. The illustration of girls can be insignificant as the occasion has appointed merely 4 girls district presidents. Surprisingly, there is no such thing as a district unit chief from amongst Pasmanda Muslims.
Nevertheless, the BJP has reposed religion in 29 district unit presidents who will proceed to serve in the identical capability regardless of the key overhaul. Alternatively, 19 large districts may have two presidents—one for the district unit the second for the town unit.
The reorganisation in the district models was lengthy awaited after the appointment of Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary as the BJP Uttar Pradesh unit president in August 2022. In March, occasion’s new regional presidents have been appointed. With the Lok Sabha election anticipated early subsequent 12 months, the occasion has restructured the organisation on the district stage.
The BJP has divided the state into 98 organisational district models. The Awadh area has 15 district models, Gorakhpur area 12, Kashi 16, Kanpur 17, west UP 19 and Braj area has 19 district models. Most 17 of the 19 district unit presidents have been modified in west U.P.
The BJP has additionally modified the district unit president of Mau district the place the BJP misplaced the Ghosi meeting bypoll just lately. Nupur Agarwal has changed Praveen Gupta as the BJP Mau district unit president. The district and metropolis unit presidents of Varanasi represented by PM Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha as nicely Gorakhpur, the house turf of chief minister Yogi Adityanath, haven’t been modified.
Vidya Sagar Rai continues as the president of the occasion’s Varanasi metropolis unit and Hansraj Vishwakarma of the district unit. Likewise, Rajesh Gupta continues as the president of BJP Gorakhpur metropolis unit and Yudshithir Singh as chief of occasion’s Gorakhpur district unit.
BJP state unit president Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary in put up on X (previously Twitter) mentioned, “Hearty congratulations to all of the newly appointed district presidents of Bharatiya Janata Celebration, Uttar Pradesh and greatest needs for a brilliant tenure.”
“The dedicated occasion employees, who had performed energetic position in the enlargement of the organisation and victory of the occasion in the elections, have been given prominence in the appointments. Though the occasion bagged all of the 17 mayoral posts in the civic polls, the outcomes of the chairpersons of Nagar Palika Parishad and Nagar Panchayats weren’t in accordance with the expectations,” a BJP chief mentioned.
“The presidents whose work was unsatisfactory have been eliminated and those that labored laborious for the victory in the civic polls have been rewarded,” he added.
“Earlier than the essential 2024 Lok Sabha election, the BJP has given a transparent message to the employees that those that work laborious for the occasion’s victory in the election shall be rewarded. Celebration employees have been made presidents of the district and metropolis models in the reshuffle,” he mentioned.
Anand Dwivedi has been made the president of BJP Lucknow metropolis unit whereas Vinay Pratap Singh is the president of occasion’s district unit. Suresh Jain has been made the president of occasion’s Meerut metropolis unit and Shivkumar Rana would be the district unit president there. Sanjeev Sharma has been made the president of Ghaziabad metropolis unit and Satyapal Pradhan of the occasion’s district unit.
Bhanu Mahajan has been made the president of BJP’s Agra metropolis unit and Giriraj Kushwaha of the district unit. Vinod Prajapati has been made the president of BJP’sPrayagraj Trans-Yamuna unit, Kavita Patel of Prayagraj Trans-Ganga unit and Rajendra Mishra of Prayagraj metropolis unit.
Adhir Saxena has been made the president of occasion’s Bareilly metropolis unit and Pawan Sharma of the district unit. Equally, Buddhilal Pasi has been made the president of Rae Bareli district unit. Kamlesh Srivastava has been made the president of occasion’s Ayodhya metropolis unit and Sanjiv Singh of the district unit.
Deepu Pandey has been made president of Kanpur metropolis North unit, Shivram Singh of metropolis South unit, Manoj Shukla of Kanpur Dehat and Dinesh Kushawaha of Kanpur rural unit.