Adesh Kumar Gupta has been appointed as the new Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief, the party said on Tuesday. Adesh Kumar Gupta has replaced singer-turned politician Manoj Tiwari as the Delhi BJP chief. He was appointed by BJP President JP Nadda.
The official statement from the BJP said, “BJP President JP Nadda has appointed Adesh Kumar Gupta as the Delhi BJP chief. The appointment will come into effect immediately.”
“I am thankful to all the activists, officials and residents of Delhi for the love and support received during my 3.6-year-long tenure as Delhi BJP chief. Please forgive me for any inadvertent mistakes I might have made,” Manoj Tiwari wrote on Twitter and congratulated Adesh Kumar Gupta for his new appointment.
@BJP4Delhi 3.6 ,, .. ..
— Manoj Tiwari (@ManojTiwariMP) June 2, 2020
After his appointment, Adesh Kumar Gupta said that he will aim to expand the party in the national capital. Gupta said that he will work with everyone and not indulge in partisan behaviour within the party. A former North DMC mayor, Adesh Gupta said that he will also focus on the party’s performance in the MCD elections. Moments after his appointment, the new Delhi chief slammed CM Kejriwal for ‘failing to handle Covid-19 outbreak’ in the national capital.
Adesh Kumar Gupta is only one of the appointments announced by the BJP on Tuesday. The Bharatiya Janata Party chief JP Nadda has also appointed former Union minister Vishnu Deo Sai as president of Chattisgarh BJP. Prof Tikendra Singh has been appointed as the new BJP chief in Manipur.