Need change, so chose Goel: BJP
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The choice was not wide, and there was need for change, BJP chief Rajnath Singh said a day after naming Vijay Goel the new chief of the party's Delhi unit. The decision to pick Goel was unanimous, Singh said.
"It was very clear from the beginning. Everyone rooted for change that could lead the party towards victory with experience," he said.
Singh said the BJP had done "well" under Vijender Gupta, and insisted that his removal did not mean Gupta was not good enough. "He performed well," Singh said. "He was replaced as everyone felt that the culture of changing presidents every three years should be followed. In a crucial year like this when Delhi is going to polls, everyone felt that the president should be changed."
Singh said Harshvardhan has a clean image, but is "too simple for a post like this". Goel was more "dynamic", he said.
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