BJP Nagaland state unit president Benjamin Yepthomi tried his best to fulfill the commitment made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi by also giving women 1/3 representation in the new team.
By Imna Longchar, TFM Nagaland Correspondent
BJP Nagaland state unit on Tuesday saw a new change of guard in the party’s team with an equal balance being given to the party leader representatives from each tribes including women.
BJP Nagaland state unit president, Benjamin Yepthomi, with the powers vested on him by the Constitution of the party under Article XVII and Article XXXI (1) has appointed six state vice-presidents, two state general secretaries, one state general secretary (org), six state secretaries, a state treasurer, and an office secretary, including other six district Morchas.
In the lists of the new team which was made available with some still holding the berth in the present Neiphiu Rio led PDA government in the state, and MP, included Kropol Vitse (Angami), Kohima, Basu Damani (Marwari), Dimapur, MP (RS) S Phangnon Konyak, Mon, Hurui Zeliang, Peren, Yankithung Yanthan (Lotha), Wokha, and H Haying (Khiamniungan), Noklak, as state vice-presidents, Sunup C Jamir (Ao), Mokokchung, and Manai Konyak, Mon, as state general secretaries, while Abhay was made the general secretary (Org).
Also six BJP members were appointed as state secretaries which included Melandialu (Zeliang), Peren, Easter Chang, Tuensang, Shilukaba Longchar, (Ao), Mokokchung, Vechita (Chakhesang), Phek, Tafi Snock (Pochury), Meluri, and Aliba Sangtam, Longkhim-Chare.
Mahesh Kotecha of Dimapur unit was appointed as the state treasurer with P Kavili Achumi (Sumi), Kohima, as office secretary.
Other six Morchas appointed in six different districts included— Shanbeni (Lotha), Mahila Morcha, Chumoukedima, Hinoka (Sumi), Yuva Morcha, Niuland, Tsachola Sangtam (Sangtam), ST Morcha, Kiphire, Er Cheong Konyak, Kisan Morcha, Mon, Prabhakar Yadav, OBC, Dimapur, and Ankit Jain, Minority Morcha, Dimapur.
Meanwhile, it was learnt that the BJP Nagaland state unit president, Benjamin Yepthomi, while appointing the members including the seniors to the lead the party in the state, also tried his best to fulfill the commitment made by India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, by giving women 1/3 representation in the new team.