Kiran Tiwari, wife of murdered Hindu Samaj Party (HSP) chief, will take charge as the new president of the party on Saturday (26 October).
"Kiran Tiwari, who has been unanimously appointed as our leader, will take charge at the party's Lucknow office today (26 October). She will later be presented before the media as HSP's newly appointed national President," said Rajesh Mani Tripathi, National General Secretary, HSP.
Kamlesh Tiwari was shot dead by two assailants inside his office in Khurshidbagh area of Lucknow on 18 October. The killers have been arrested by a Special Task Force of the Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat police.
(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)
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