New Delhi: Three new faces – all from Northeast, are now part of the BJP's national team. MP Dilip Saikia from Assam has been appointed as one of the National General Secretaries. M Chuba Ao from Nagaland has been appointed as one of the party's 12 National Vice Presidents and Mhonlumo Kikon MLA from Nagaland has been appointed as National Spokesperson.
They are part of the new team national office bearers team announced by BJP National President J P Nadda on Saturday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the new central team and showed confidence in them to 'uphold the glorious tradition' of the party.
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. https://t.co/5beiCTkcsA— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 26, 2020
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu took to Twitter to congratulate three of them for their newly appointed roles.
Congratulations and best wishes for the appointment in @BJP4India to -Shri M Chuba Ao from Nagaland for National Vice-President.— Pema Khandu པདྨ་མཁའ་འགྲོ་། (@PemaKhanduBJP) September 26, 2020
-Shri Dilip Saikia MP from Assam as National General Secretary.
-Shri Mmhonlumo Kikon MLA from Nagaland as National Spokesperson. pic.twitter.com/XKjOyQGt3R