Guwahati: Amidst much opposition and criticism faced by the Central government on the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) issue, the Bharatiya Janata Pary (BJP), in an interesting move on Monday, made some key organisational changes in the party’s leadership on the eastern front of the country.
The key appointments to the top positions of the party’s leadership in the eastern states of Assam, West Bengal, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh were made by party general secretary Arun Singh in a meeting held at the national capital.
In a statement, issued by Singh, it was informed that Phanindranath Sarmah has been appointed as the party’s state general secretary (organisation) for the two BJP-ruled Northeastern states of Assam and Tripura.
On the other hand, Amitabh Chakravathy has been appointed as BJP’s state joint general secretary (organisation) for West Bengal.
Meanwhile, Anantha Narayana Mishra has been appointed as BJP’s state secretary (organisation) for Arunachal Pradesh.
The letter of the major key appointments of the party’s leadership in eastern front has been issued to all BJP in charge, party president and chief ministers of all the respective states.
Interestingly, the party leadership in New Delhi are terming the move as a regular appointment, opposition parties are suspecting it to be done with an intention to manage the anti-CAA movements embroiling in Northeast and West Bengal.