New Telangana BJP chief G Kishan Reddy
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New Andhra Pradesh BJP president Daggubati Purandeswari
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New Punjab BJP chief Sunil Kumar Jakhar
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Telangana: Union Minister G Kishan Reddy has replaced Bandi Sanjay Kumar as the new BJP head in the state.
BJP MLA Etela Rajender will serve as the chairman of the BJP's state election management committee in Telangana.
Former Andhra Pradesh CM Kiran Kumar Reddy is now a member of the party's national executive committee.
Andhra Pradesh BJP president post has been given to Daggubati Purandeswari.
She is the daughter of Telugu Desam Party founder and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister NT Rama Rao, according to NDTV.
Punjab: Former Congress MP Sunil Kumar Jakhar has been tapped to lead the party in Punjab.
Jharkhand: Former CM Babulal Marandi has been appointed as president of the party's state unit.
Marandi is also the leader of Opposition in the Jharkhand Legislative Assembly.
Why it matters: The BJP's organisational reshuffle at the state-level comes months ahead of the Telangana Assembly elections; Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand are also headed to the polls in 2024 – not to mention the crucial Lok Sabha elections next year.
Know more: The BJP heads of all states, as well as state general secretaries and state incharges, will meet on Friday, 7 July, in the presence of JP Nadda and BJP national general secretary BL Santosh, NDTV reported.