The biggest makeover is seen at the national general secretary level with Muralidhar Rao and hitherto General Secretary Ram Madhav being dropped along with Haryana in-charge Anil Jain and Saroj Pandey.
Party MP Tejasvi Surya, a fiery speaker, has been made the president of the party's youth wing in place of Poonam Mahajan. The party has also expanded its list of spokesperson to 23, with MP Anil Baluni being elevated as the chief spokesperson
Addressing the state BJP executive committee meeting digitally from New Delhi, he said the previous BJP government led by Raghubar Das had 'almost eliminated' naxlism, which has been resurrected under the Soren dispensation.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur talks about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in his state, the migrant crisis and his plans to revive the economy in a wide ranging conversation with Outlook's Ashwani Sharma. Excerpts: