National President of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Jagat Prakash Nadda announced new state unit presidents in Meghalaya, Puducherry, and Nagaland on Monday.
BJP chief JP Nadda appointed S Selvaganabathy as party president of Puducherry, Benjamin Yepthomi as party president of Nagaland and Rikman Momin as party president of Meghalaya pic.twitter.com/r9aIuJoaRO
— ANI (@ANI) September 27, 2023
While Rikman Momin and Benjamin Yepthomi were nominated as party leaders in Meghalaya and Nagaland, respectively, BJP MP S Selvaganabathy was named as the party’s new president in Puducherry.
Arun Singh, the party’s general secretary and headquarters in-charge, issued an official order on the new appointees earlier this week.
I express my sincere and profound thanks to Hon’ble @PMOIndia Sri. @narendramodi ji, @BJP4India National President Sri. @JPNadda Ji, BJP National General Secretary (Org), Sri. @blsanthosh Ji for giving me a golden opportunity to serve as State President @BJP4Puducherry . pic.twitter.com/C1Ka2GDe8Y
— S. Selvaganabathy, M.P., (@SelvaMPPY) September 25, 2023
Previously, Benjamin Yepthomi, who is currently the state president of Nagaland, was the BJP’s vice president and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM). Yepthomi has also campaigned for state elections in Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Mumbai, and Karnataka.