Amit Shah appoints state in-charges to counter opposition’s anti-CAA campaign

Union Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah along with party’s working president JP Nadda has appointed state in-charges to lead the party’s outreach programme to counter opposition’s campaign against Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019. According to reports, party leader Hemant Biswa Sharma and Rahul Sinha will lead the party’s CAA outreach campaign in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha and Northeast, while Anil Jain will do the same in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

For Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Chattisgarh, Avinash Rai has been handed over the task of presenting and promoting the party’s viewpoint on the amended citizenship law. Saroj Pandey has been tasked to coordinate in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Goa and Daman and Diu, while Suresh Bhatt has been asked to lead the programme in Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh and J&K.

Party leader Ravindra Raju will lead the initiative in the southern states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Kerala, Karnataka and Puducherry.