The Bharatiya Janata Party will on Monday announce the name of its new chief J.P Nadda, who would take over the reins of the party from Amit Shah under whose leadership BJP has witnessed emphatic electoral victories.
Shah is currently serving as Union Home Minister in Narendra Modi cabinet and had been serving party chief till now.
The announcement of the BJP national president will be made at party''s Headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg.
As per the party sources, BJP working president Jagat Prakash Nadda is set to be the party chief and would be elected unopposed. Nadda will file his nomination for the top post at around 10:30 am. following which he will be unanimously declared as elected unopposed at 3 pm. Thereafter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address the party workers.
After his election to the post of party chief, Nadda is slated to hold a meeting with the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Ministers of BJP ruled states.
A former Himachal Pradesh minister, Nadda has the organisational experience and became party''s working president in June 2019 after the ruling party swept the Lok Sabha elections.BJP state chiefs, general secretaries and senior leaders would be present at the party headquarters on Monday. (ANI)