Danve's appointment was announced at a meeting of senior BJP functionaries where Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and party's central observers were present. Danve will have a three year term.
60-year-old Danve had in January 2015 succeeded Devendra Fadnavis as state unit chief after the latter became the Chief Minister after the party's stunning victory in the October 2014 Assembly elections.
Closely associated with senior BJP leader Pramod Mahajan and Gopinath Munde, Danve is the MP from Jalna Parliamentary
constituency in the state.

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