New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday reconstituted the party’s national executive which has 111 members, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior party leader LK Advani.
The list has 27 special invitees, including chief ministers and deputy chief ministers of the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states.
HRD minister Smriti Irani and minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla are among the prominent faces whom BJP chief Amit Shah dropped from party’s national executive announced on Thursday.
The list announced on Thursday also did not include names of senior party spokesmen Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, a former union minister, and Sudhanshu Trivedi, a close aide of home minister Rajnath Singh.
Sultanpur MP Varun Gandhi, whom Shah dropped as the national general secretary, has been retained in the top panel that also includes the likes of Yogi Adityanath and Sadhvi Nirajna Jyoti.
Subramanian Swami, has been accommodated too.
Apart from 40 special invitees, all leaders of the party in state assemblies and councils and state presidents will also be invitees to the national executive, a party release said.