Amit Shah New BJP Chief

Published: 09th July 2014 04:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th July 2014 07:31 PM   |  A+A-

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DELHI: Forty nine year, BJP general secretary, Amit Shah was rewarded for his work in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections as he led his party to win unprecedented 71 out of the 80 seats. The BJP’s highest decision making body Parliamentary Board on Wednesday unanimously elected him as the new party president.

Shah will replace Rajnath Singh who had joined as home minister in the NDA government.   Singh tendered his resignation during the parliamentary board meeting convened by him. He proposed Shah’s name which was endorsed by all the members present.  Within minutes, the entire parliamentary board members including PM Modi, LK Advani, Sushma Swaraj, MM Joshi, Arun Jaitley, Venkaiah Naidu, Nitin Gadkari presented Shah to the media and felicitated the new party chief.


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