AK Sharma, a 1988 batch officer from Mau district in Uttar Pradesh, is taken into account near Prime Minister Narendra Modi and had labored with him in Gujarat
Lucknow: Gujarat cadre IAS officer A Ok Sharma, who lately took voluntary retirement from the service, joined the BJP right here on Thursday, a celebration spokesperson mentioned.
AK Sharma, a 1988 batch officer from Mau district in Uttar Pradesh, is taken into account near Prime Minister Narendra Modi and had labored with him in Gujarat.
Sharma joined the get together within the presence of state BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh and Deputy Chief Minister Dr Dinesh Sharma on the get together headquarters right here.
In a tweet, Swatantra Dev Singh welcomed Sharma into the get together.
Today former IAS officer Arvind Kumar Sharma was welcomed within the BJP household. The get together will certainly get new impetus with Sharma’s capabilities and dedication who has been related to the ideology of ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas‘, he mentioned .
Sharma had expressed his need to work for the BJP and might be becoming a member of the get together, BJP spokesperson Chandra Mohan had mentioned earlier within the day.
Sharma joins the BJP at a time the get together is finalising candidates for elections to the 12 seats of the Legislative Council on 28 January. The final date for the submitting of nominations is 18 January.
Asked if Sharma may very well be made a candidate, Chandra Mohan mentioned the names are determined by the central management.
Sharma had labored with Narendra Modi from 2001 to 2020. He initially labored within the Gujarat chief minister’s workplace and later within the PMO.
Sharma held the cost of the secretary (MSME) on the Centre earlier than taking the voluntary retirement, sources mentioned, including that he had his education from Mau and did postgraduation from Allahabad University.
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