PANAJI: BJP National President JP Nadda today has appointed Ashish Sood as Goa Election In-Charge in view of the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha Polls.
Sood has also been given of Jammu and Kashmir. Goa has 2 Lok Sabha Seats while Jammu and Kashmir has 5 Lok Sabha seats.
Sood is considered to be one of the most articulate voices of BJP and a strong, trusted local face in the Janakpuri area.
Sood was associated with ABVP, the nationalist student organisation in India. He was first elected Secretary of the college, after which he rose to the post of Joint Secretary of DUSU and later became the President of DUSU in 1988-89.
He then went on to work as a full-time worker of ABVP from 1989 to 1993.
As a student leader, he spearheaded several movements against corruption in the high offices of the then Central Government, including the mostinfamous ‘Bofors Scam’ of the 80s.