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JP Nadda to take over as BJP national president on Jan 20: Sources

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BJP working president Jagat Prakash Nadda will take over as party's president on January 20, sources said.

BJP is planning to organise a grand level ceremony for Nadda, who became the party's working president in June 2019 after the ruling party swept the Lok Sabha election 2019.

According to sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister and party's incumbent chief Amit Shah will also be present in the ceremony along with other Union Ministers, leaders, and workers at BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

Nadda's appointment came days before Delhi assembly elections.

Polling on 70 Assembly constituencies in Delhi will be held on February 8. Counting of votes will take place on February 11.

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First Published: Sun, January 12 2020. 15:10 IST