Assam BJP reappointed Ranjeet Kumar Dass for another term as the party head on January 18.
Dass’s term has expired on December 16, and was the only one to file nomination for the post of president for the BJP state party in Assam.
A BJP legislator from Sarbhog constituency, Dass was elected as Speaker of the Assam Legislative assembly when Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal took charge in June 2016.
Dass resigned from the Speaker’s post in January 2017 and took over the reins of the Assam Pradesh unit of BJP.
Meanwhile, Assam Chief Minister on Twitter wrote, “Congratulations Shri
@RanjeetkrDass on being reelected as the state president of @BJP4Assam.Under your leadership, @BJP4India has achieved newer heights in Assam. My best wishes to further carry forward our mission of development for all.”