New Delhi, Oct 15: BJP leader Harsh Vardhan is the party’s “front runner” for the post of Delhi chief minister while state party president Vijay Goel has been dumped, highly placed party sources said Tuesday.
“He (Harsh Vardhan) is the front runner for the post,” a top source told IANS.
The final decision will be taken Oct 21 after the party’s parliamentary board meeting, added the source.
Goel, president of the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) who was seen as the party’s chief ministerial candidate, is likely to get a ticket for the 2014 general elections, said the source.
Elections in Delhi will be held Dec 4.