By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jun 02, 2020 16:13 IST
BJP removes Manoj Tiwari, Adesh Gupta becomes new BJP President

Delhi MP and actor Manoj Tiwari has been removed from the post of Delhi BJP President. Replacing Manoj Tiwari now Adesh Gupta has become new BJP Delhi President, stated in report. However the clear reason behind the removal of Manoj Tiwari as state BJP President is not clear, told Chhattisgarh. Manoj Tiwari has received a big setback. BJP president JP Nadda has replaced Manoj Tiwari and made Adesh Gupta the state president of Delhi. Along with the removal of Manoj Tiwari from BJP President's post, Party has also appointed Vishnudev Sai as new BJP president of Chhattisgarh state. According to sources, after Delhi Govt elections when BJP party only scored 8 seats out of total 70 seats in leadership of Manoj Tiwari, the changes were in speculations over Delhi President of Bhartiya Janata Party. However the clear reason behind why Manoj Tiwari is removed from the post is still unclear at the moment.

Who is Adesh Gupta new Delhi BJP President

The person who has replaced Manoj Tiwari from Bhartiya Janata Party's state president of Delhi is Adesh Gupta. Adesh Gupta was the mayor of North MCD till one year ago, is now new BJP President in Delhi. It is believed that BJP has put forward this face to please the business class. By removing Manoj Tiwari, the BJP has appointed a grassroots and Delhi-based leader, whose demand had been in demand for a long time. Adesh Gupta used to run his home by teaching tuition at one time.

Manoj Tiwari was taken into Police custody

Yesterday Delhi Police arrested the then BJP Delhi Chief Manoj Tiwari over charges of violation of lockdown. Manoj Tiwari was detained along with BJP party workers on Monday on charges of violating the lockdown rule. They had gathered at Rajghat to protest against the Arvind Kejriwal government's failure to control Kovid-19 in Delhi. Earlier too, Manoj Tiwari was accused of breaking the lockdown. He reached Haryana to play a cricket match. There, during the match, he neither masks nor violated social distancing.

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The crushing defeat in the Delhi elections is also believed to be the reason behind the removal of Manoj Tiwari. However no official clarification or statement over reason behind removal of Manoj Tiwari has been made so far from BJP side. Recently Manoj Tiwari was found playing cricket match in Haryana's Sonipat, violating the Lockdown norms. On Monday Delhi Police took him into custody & that sparked row in the Party.

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