New Delhi: Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister J P Nadda has been appointed as the working President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The decision was taken at the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting held at party headquarters here on Monday evening.
‘The Parliamentary Board of the BJP has unanimously decided that Jagat Prakash Nadda will be the Working President of the party till internal organisational elections are duly conducted,” said senior BJP leader and Union Minister Rajnath Singh after the meeting.
Amit Shah, who was inducted as the Home Minister in the Narendra Modi government, will continue to be BJP chief and will likely see the party through assembly elections in Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand elections later this year.
The face of BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi believed that under the leadership of Shah and Nadda , BJP will continue winning people’s trust.
“I am confident that under the leadership of Amit Shah and Shri JP Nadda and powered by the hard work of our Karyakartas, the BJP will continue winning people’s trust and serving our society. We remain committed to building a strong, developed and inclusive India,” PM Narendra Modi tweeted.
Several senior party leaders including Nitin Gadkari, Thawar Chand Gehlot and Sushma Swaraj were present in the meeting.
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