Vishnu Dutt Sharma appointed new chief of BJP''s MP unit
announcement in an official communique. "BJP chief honourable Jagat Prakash Nadda ji has
With this, Sharma (49) has replaced Rakesh Singh, believed to be a trusted lieutenant of Union Home Minister and
Singh, an MP from Jabalpur, might get another term. He had last month organised a grand Pro-Citizenship (Amendment) Act
rally in his constituency, which was attended by Amit Shah. However, the BJP leadership picked Sharma for the
post, a move that has come as a surprise to many. Sharma, who is popularly known as V D, is a staunch
follower of the RSS. He is credited for strengthening the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the students' wing
in the state assembly.
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