Shimla : Himachal Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party will likely get new president by 27 December, when Jai Ram Thakur government completes two years in office. The process of BJP organizational election in the state began on September 11. Although the party has completed the election process for most districts and block units. It is highly likely that the new president will be picked by party national working president JP Nadda. Among the front runners for the post are Randhir Sharma and Trilok Jamwal, both of whom belong to Bilaspur.
Sharma is a former two-term legislator and currently the chief spokesperson of Himachal BJP, while Jamwal is currently the political advisor to CM Jai Ram Thakur. Some other names doing the round for the post include Ram Singh, who is the party general secretary and hails from Kullu. Former Rajya Sabha Member Kirpal Parmar hails from the politically significant Kangra district. Meanwhile, meeting of the party’s core committee held yesterday at shimla, in which BJP general secretary Murlidhar Rao and national secretary Sunil Devdhar consult state leaders on choosing the new president.