Bengaluru, Sept 26: C T Ravi, Karnataka’s Minister of Kannada and Culture, has been named one of the national general secretaries of Bharatiya Janata Party.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced a list of national office bearers which included Chikkamagaluru MLA CT Ravi and Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya.
The appointment signals a rise within the party's ranks for Mr Ravi, who is a four-time MLA from Chikkamagaluru Constituency.
A total of 12 national vice presidents and eight national general secretaries were named by the party. First-term MP Tejasvi Surya, who was handpicked to replace the late Ananth Kumar as the BJP candidate from Bengaluru South, replaced Poonam Mahajan as Yuva Morcha national president.
Tejasvi Surya and CT Ravi were congratulated by their party colleagues following the announcement on Saturday.