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Modi elected BJP, NDA parliamentary party leader

IANS  |  New Delhi 

was elected the of the (BJP) and the (NDA) parliamentary party at a function in on Saturday.

"I am happy to announce that the parliamentary party has unanimously elected as its leader," announced.

Veteran and former Punjab Minister moved the resolution to elect Modi as the of the parliamentary party.

The resolution was supported by Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and Bihar Minister Nitish Kumar, (LJP) Ram Vilas Paswan, and other leaders of the

"Modiji has been unanimously elected leader by the 353 members. I thank all the newly elected members and congratulate for his election," Shah said.

After being elected leader of the NDA, Modi touched the feet of veterans L.K. Advani, and and sought their blessings.

Chief Ministers of various NDA-ruled states were present among others.



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First Published: Sat, May 25 2019. 18:38 IST