BSP chief Mayawati effects reshuffle in party, changes roles of senior leaders

Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has effected a reshuffle in the party, changing responsibilities of many senior leaders.

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati. PTI

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati. PTI

After reviewing the organisational matters in Lucknow on Thursday, work of some party coordinators was changed, a leader told IANS on Friday. More changes are in the offing, he informed.

Dinesh Chandra has been assigned additional work of Devipatan and Gorakhpur zones while Lalji Verma, so far taking care of party interests in Gorakhpur, was moved out.

Mayawati is on a ten-day visit to the state capital, and is likely to continue assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the party's organisation.

Emerging as the principle challenge to the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in the run up to the assembly, to be held early next year, the BSP is working aggressively to "set its house in order and tighten the loose nuts and bolts before getting down to brass tacks", a close aide to the former chief minister said.


Updated Date: Apr 08, 2016 10:46 AM

Also Watch

IPL 2018: Royal Challengers Bangalore eye revival against Chennai Super Kings as 'Cauvery Derby' comes back to life
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining ground
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 It's A Wrap: Beyond the Clouds stars Ishaan Khatter, Malavika Mohanan in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Monday, April 9, 2018 48 hours with Huawei P20 Pro: Triple camera offering is set to redefine smartphone imaging
  • Monday, April 16, 2018 Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore interview: Sports can't be anyone's fiefdom, we need an ecosystem to nurture raw talent

Also See