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BJP appoints Narendra Tomar as poll in-charge for Punjab, Saroj for Chandigarh

punjab Updated: Oct 20, 2016 23:01 IST
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Narendra Singh Tomar.(HT File Photo)

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Thursday appointed Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar as the Punjab election in-charge for the party, and Captain Abhimanyu, a minister in the Haryana government, as co-incharge.

The party’s general secretary, Saroj Pandey, will be in-charge of Chandigarh’s local elections.

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The assembly polls are scheduled in Punjab early next year. BJP is in power in the state as a junior partner of the Shiromani Akali Dal and their alliance is locked in a tough battle with the opposition Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).