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Updated: March 4, 2014 01:38 IST

Kalyan Singh made BJP vice-president

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The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Kalyan Singh, who rejoined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday, was appointed national vice-president. Party president Rajnath Singh announced Mr. Singh’s new appointment on Monday.

The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister was welcomed into the party fold at the Lucknow rally addressed by Gujarat Chief Minister and party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. A bigger role for Mr. Singh within the party was hinted at by Mr. Modi.

Mr. Singh was the Chief Minister when the Babri mosque was demolished in 1992. He is a former Member of Parliament from Etah constituency and has already resigned from the Lok Sabha.

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