JP Nadda was elected unopposed as BJP National President on Monday 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 the in charge of the organisational election process, made the announcement at the party headquarters.
Outgoing president Amit Shah and other senior leaders congratulated the Himachal Pradesh leader, who had been serving as party’s working president. He will serve for three years at the helm.
JP Nadda’s name was proposed by the top party leaders, including Union ministers Shah, Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari, besides several chief ministers during the nomination process.