Vanathi Srinivasan appointed chief of BJP Mahila Morcha

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New Delhi, Oct 28 (PTI) The BJP on Wednesday appointed Vanathi Srinivasan as the president of its women's wing, according to a party statement.

Srinivasan will succeed Vijaya Rahatkar as the BJP Mahila Morcha chief.

BJP president J P Nadda appointed Srinivasan, an office-bearer of the party's Tamil Nadu wing, to the post.

She had unsuccessfully contested the Tamil Nadu assembly elections.

Rahatkar was recently appointed as a national secretary in Nadda's new team of office-bearers.

The party also appointed Amitava Chakraborty as the general secretary (organisation) in the party's West Bengal unit. PTI JTR SMN SMN