Delhi, June 2: Adesh Kumar Gupta, former North Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor and a sitting council from West Patel Nagar, has been appointed as the new president of Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Gupta replaced the sitting North East Delhi Member of Parliament (MP) Manoj Tiwari. Manoj Tiwari, Delhi BJP Chief, Violates Lockdown Rules, Reaches Sonipat to Play Cricket; Check Videos And See Pics.
On Monday, Tiwari was detained along with other party workers for alleged violation of COVID-19 lockdown norms after they gathered at Rajghat to protest against Arvind Kejriwal government's failure to contain spread of coronavirus.
Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP President pic.twitter.com/Ek6oVGYhak
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Last month, Tiwari stroked controversy after pictures and videos of him playing cricket went viral on social media. The former Delhi BJP chief played cricket at a stadium in Sonipat, Haryana, at a time when Delhi-Haryana borders were sealed.