BJP President Amit Shah will take the final call on the names of new Chief Ministers for Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Manipur as the party’s parliamentary board on Sunday authorised him to decide the CMs in consultations with the party observers deployed to the states.
Addressing a press conference after a meeting of the party’s Parliamentary Board here, Union Minister J.P. Nadda said BJP leaders M. Venkaiah Naidu and Bhupendra Yadav also will go to Uttar Pradesh as observers. Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and party leader Saroj Pandey have been named observers for Uttarakhand. Power Minister Piyush Goyal and National Vice President Vinay Sahasrabuddhe have been sent as observers to Manipur.
These observers will consult Shah to decide on the next chief minister and the final word will be from the national chief.
We will hold the meetings soon after Holi. Party President Amit Shah has been tasked to decide the Chief Ministers from the party in all the states after seeing the reports that the observers sendJP Nadda, Union Minister
Puting an end to the 14 years of exile for BJP in Uttar Pradesh, the saffron party won won 312 seats in the 403-member Assembly. IN the 70 member assembly of the hill state of Uttarakhand, it won 57 seats.
Tough Manipur elections delivered a hung verdict as the Congress secured 28 seats to the BJP’s 21 in the 60-member Manipur Assembly, with the support of National People’s Party (NPP) and The Naga People’s Front (NPF) and the Lok Janshakti Party, the BJP now has 31 seats in Manipur, and has thus reached the majority mark.
In Goa, the Governor has already appointed Manohar Parrikar as the chief minister and asked him to prove majority within 15 days.