New Delhi: JP Nadda has been elected unopposed as national president of Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday. He succeeded Union Minister Amit Shah.
Nadda was the interim president of the party.
News agencies said the nomination process for the post of the president began at 10 am at the party office. The whole process ended by 12.30 pm.
Senior BJP leaders Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari and others reached the BJP headquarters for beginning the process of nomination for party chief.
Party sources said though appointment of Nadda as the chief will free Shah from daily monitoring of the party issues, the latter will always has the last word on key issues.