JP Nadda elected BJP president, takes over from Amit Shah

JP Nadda will serve as the BJP national president for the next three years.

JP Nadda, BJP national president, Amit Shah, BJP working president, Radha Mohan Singh
Organisation poll process in-charge Radha Mohan Singh hands over the victory certificate to party leader J P Nadda after he was elected the next national president of the BJP. Photo: PTI

JP Nadda was elected unopposed as the BJP national president on Monday (January 20) after he emerged as the only leader in the fray, following the nomination process in which his candidature was endorsed by top party leaders.

Senior BJP leader Radha Mohan Singh, who is in charge of the organisational election process, made the announcement at the party headquarters here.

Outgoing president Amit Shah and other senior leaders congratulated the Himachal Pradesh leader, who had been serving as the party’s working president. He will serve for three years at the helm.