Vinay Sahasrabuddhe Named ICCR Chief

National vice-president of the BJP, Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, who is also member of Rajya Sabha has been appointed the President of Indian Council of Cultural Relations.

He will replace Lokesh Chandra, who had been appointed by the NDA government in October 2014 and has completed his three-year-term.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Maulana Abul Kalam Muhiyuddin Ahmed was the founder of ICCR.
  • Riva Ganguly Das is the Director General of ICCR.
Source- The Indian Express