Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and state BJP president C R Patil’s trips to the capital have fuelled speculation that the ruling party might make significant changes in the top level ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.
The New Indian Express reported that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP president JP Nadda and V Ratnakar, the party’s general secretary in charge of Gujarat, among others, attended the meeting.
It added that, on Friday, Patil had PM Modi also discussed the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat event.
However, a reconfiguration of the party’s top brass was the focus. Discussions revolved around the appointments of two vacant general secretary positions in Gujarat, as well as having new faces in the key positions for the Lok Sabha campaign.
Patil is believed to have suggested some names for the posts of two general secretaries.
The report, citing sources, has said that Gujarat BJP organisation’s general secretary Ratnakar is still in the capital.
He has been in Delhi for the four days and has visited the BJP’s top leaders. It’s likely that changes in the BJP’s top brass will be disclosed after his returns to Gujarat.