Nadda Appointed as BJP President
The Times Of India
Jun 19, 2019

JP Nadda MP in the Rajya Sabha and former Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, has been selected as the new national working President of the BJP.

JP Nadda, is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha representing Himachal Pradesh. He was also the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare in the previous Modi government. On Monday has been elected as the National working President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). However, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will reportedly continue to hold the position of BJP's Chief.

Nadda was elected to the post at the BJP's Board meeting at the party's headquarters in Delhi.After Nadda's election to the post, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said, "BJP won several elections under the leadership of Amit Shah."“But since PM appointed him Home Minister, Amit Shah himself said the responsibility of party President should be given to someone else. BJP Parliamentary board has selected JP Nadda as working President."Nadda is expected to be in charge of guiding the BJP for the upcoming Assembly elections in  Maharashtra, Jharkhand, and Haryana.