Haryana

OM PARKASH DHANKAR BECOMES BJP STATE PRESIDENT REPLACING SUBHASH BARALA

July 19, 2020 04:23 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda has appointed former Haryana minister Om Prakash Dhankhar as the new state president. OP Dhankar will now replace Subhash Barala. BJP National General Secretary and Headquarters In-Charge Arun Singh has issued a letter in this regard. Om Prakash Dhankar had also been the national president of BJP Kisan Morcha. BJP has reposed confidence in another Jat leader OP Dhankhar after Jat leader Subhash Barala.

In 2014, he contested the Lok Sabha elections from the Rohtak parliamentary constituency, but lost to Devendra Hooda, son of former Haryana CM BS Hooda. However, OP Dhankhar reached Haryana Legislative Assembly after winning the election from Badli Assembly seat in 2014 and was awarded the post of Cabinet Minister. Om Prakash Dhankhar lost from Badli seat in the 2019 Haryana Assembly elections. However, the BJP high command has once again expressed confidence in Om Prakash Dhankhar in Haryana.

    

PM's dream project 'Statue of Unity' was made the national convenor due to his proximity to Narendra Modi. Om Prakash Dhankar has been identified as a farmer leader in Haryana. He has also been the President of BJP Kisan Morcha twice from 2011 to 2015. Om Prakash Dhankhar was born in Dhakala village in Jhajjar district, Haryana. In 1978, he joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as a volunteer. Worked for Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad from 1980 to 1996. Later OP Dhankhar was also associated with Swadeshi Jagran Manch.

Om Prakash Dhankar joined the BJP in the year 1996 (Atal-Advani era ) and got the responsibility of National Secretary. After this, OP Dhankhar was made the state in-charge of Himachal Pradesh. Dhankar played an important role in feeding the BJP's lotus in the hill state.

In 2014, he contested the Lok Sabha elections from the Rohtak parliamentary constituency, but lost to Devendra Hooda, son of former Haryana CM BS Hooda. However, OP Dhankhar reached Haryana Legislative Assembly after winning the election from Badli Assembly seat in 2014 and was awarded the post of Cabinet Minister. Om Prakash Dhankhar lost from Badli seat in the 2019 Haryana Assembly elections. However, the BJP high command has once again expressed confidence in Om Prakash Dhankhar in Haryana.

Sirsa MP Sunita Duggal, BJP Leader Ram Bilas Sharma, Chandigarh Mayor Raj Bala Malik, Chandigarh BJP State President Arun Sood congratules Mr. Dhankar.

 
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