Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentary board has on Monday appointed the former Minister JP Nadda as the party's working president, making him the second top boss of the party. Amit Shah, the Home Minister of India, will however remain as BJP's chief.
JP Nadda, Rajya Sabha member from Himachal Pradesh, was the minister for health and family in the previous cabinet and played a crucial part in the party's Uttar Pradesh campaign in the recent Lok Sabha polls. Besides holding whirlwind tours across UP, the in-charge of state played a crucial role in finalizing party contestants and settling the dissidence. After Shah, Nadda is considered to be the biggest strategist in BJP and he proved it multiple times.
The decision to make Nadda as BJP's Working President was taken at Party's parliamentary board meeting in New Delhi. Having elected as MLA for terms in 1993, 1998 and 2007, JP Nadda also has served as state minister in HP.