Jagat Prakash Nadda

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JP Nadda, Old Party Warhorse & Trusted Modi-Shah Lieutenant, is New BJP President

New Delhi: BJP working president Jagat Prakash Nadda, who has long been seen as the choice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shah for the job, on Monday officially took over the reins of the BJP from Amit Shah.

Top party leaders, including Union ministers and those from states, were present at the BJP headquarters to file nominations in support of Nadda.

Senior BJP leader Radha Mohan Singh, who is in charge of the organisational election process, had announced the schedule after the party’s internal poll exercise was completed in 21 of the BJP’s 36 state and Union territory units.

Source: News18.com