Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje elected new VHP chief
Gurugram, April 14 (IANS) Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje was on Saturday elected the new President of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) brushing aside the challenge posed by the firebrand Pravin Togadia, a VHP official said.
Kokje who bagged 131 votes cast by the VHP National Executive members, while the former got a meagre 60, a VHP spokesperson said in a statement.
The election was held in the government-run guest house located in the upscale and high-security Civil Lines area.
Before casting their votes, the assembled VHP members paid tribute to Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar on the occasion his birth anniversary.
VHP Joint General Secretary Surender Kumar Jain announced the results.