The Bharatiya Janata Party national president Jagat Prakash Nadda has appointed Manipur’s Works minister Thongam Biswajit Singh as a member of the BJP National Executive Committee member on Thursday.
Biswajit Singh will be one of the 80 members of the National Executive Committee including prime minister Narendra Modi, senior leaders Lal Krishna Advani and Dr Murli Manohar Joshi, former national presidents and union ministers Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah and Nitin Gadkari, floor leader in Rajya Sabha and union minister Piyush Goyal and national office bearers.
The National Executive Committee will also have 50 Special Invitees and 179 Permanent Invitees (ex officio) which includes chief ministers, deputy chief ministers, leader of the legislative party in Assemblies and Councils, former chief ministers and former deputy chief ministers, national spokespersons, national morcha presidents, state prabharis/sah-prabharis, state presidents, state general secretaries (Organisation) and sanghathaks, the declaration letter issued by Arun Singh, National General Secretary & Headquarters Incharge said.
Chief minister N Biren and state unit BJP Pradesh president A Sarda are among the 179 ex-officio permanent invitees. While prominent figures such as Varun Gandhi, Subramanian Swamy have been dropped from the National Executive Committee.
Taking to twitter, Biswajit said, “Honoured & Grateful to Hon’ble National President Shri ®JPNadda Ji, Adarniya General Secretary (Org.) @blsanthosh Ji fr appointing me as National Executive Committee member. I express my gratitude to senior leaders for continuous guidance & blessings.”