The BJP on Wednesday appointed Vanathi Srinivasan as the president of its women's wing, according to a party statement.
Ms Srinivasan will succeed Vijaya Rahatkar as the BJP Mahila Morcha chief.
BJP president JP Nadda appointed Srinivasan, an office-bearer of the party's Tamil Nadu wing, to the post.
She had unsuccessfully contested the Tamil Nadu assembly elections.
Ms Rahatkar was recently appointed as a national secretary in Mr Nadda's new team of office-bearers.
The party also appointed Amitava Chakraborty as the general secretary (organisation) in the party's West Bengal unit.
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