Former Health Minister JP Nadda is appointed as the national working president of the BJP at the party’s parliamentary board meeting on Monday evening. He was the health minister in the first Narendra Modi government. He is known to be trusted by the party’s ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh.
The former union minister is a Brahmin Leader and hails from Himachal Pradesh, Knagra. JP Nadda is a Rajya Sabha member from his home state. He was also BJP parliamentary board secretary when he was chosen working president.
After being appointed working president, Nadda, user twitter to share his feelings and said Modi’s guidance has always been inspirational for him and under the prime minister’s leadership the party has got huge support from people of the country. “I will try to strengthen the party as its worker…serving the party is like worship for me,” Nadda said.
Nadda was given the charge of Uttar Pradesh in the recent elections in which the party pocketed 62 out of 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state.
The BJP won several elections under leadership of Amit Shah ji. But since PM appointed him home minister, Amit Shah ji himself said the responsibility of party president should be given to someone else. The BJP parliamentary board has selected JP Nadda as working president,” senior leader and defence minister Rajnath Singh said.
The Union Minister has done his schooling from St. Xaviers School in Patna, thereafter did his BA from Patna College, Patna University and LLB from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. He was three-time MLA in the Himachal assembly. Then, he came to the Upper House from Himachal Pradesh when he was appointed as Union minister in 2014.