Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday welcomed the new office-bearers in the BJP and congratulated the new team.
He said that he is confident that they will uphold the glorious tradition of the party of serving the people of India selflessly.
“Congratulations and best wishes to the new team. I am confident they will uphold the glorious tradition of our Party of serving the people of India selflessly and with dedication. May they work hard to empower the poor and marginalised,” PM Modi tweeted.
Among the prominent changes was the appointment of Tejasvi Surya, an MP from Karnataka, as president of the youth wing Yuva Morcha in place of Poonam Mahajan.
The party increased the number of national spokespersons to 23 with MP Anil Baluni retaining the position of media in-charge and elevated as chief spokesperson.
Abdullakutty from Kerala among 12 others appointed as national vice president of the party.