BJP appoints Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as the in-charge of Gujarat, Javadekar for Karnataka
Source :NewsBharati   Date :24-Aug-2017

 
New Delhi, Aug 24: Assigning responsibilities ahead of the crucial assembly elections, BJP today appointed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as the in-charge of Gujarat, the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. According to the official statement, a team of Union minister comprising of Nirmala Sitharaman, Jitender Singh, Narendra Singh Tomar and P P Chaudhary will also look after the Poll affairs of Gujarat with Arun Jaitley.

The Saffron party announced that Senior Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot will take the charge of Himachal Pradesh and Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will monitor the state of Karnataka. Piyush Goyal will assist Javadekar. Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh will go to polls in the month of December whereas Karnataka assembly election is scheduled for summer 2018.