Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated his closest confidant Amit Shah on becoming BJP President and expressed confidence that the party will become stronger under his leadership.
“My best wishes to Amit Shah on becoming the BJP President. I am sure that under his leadership, the party will expand and strengthen further,” he said.
The Prime Minister said “Amit Bhai started his journey as an ordinary Karyakarta (worker) and has repeatedly proved himself through tireless hardwork and determination.”
Modi thanked outgoing party President Rajnath Singh for his role in taking the party to “greater heights” and hoped BJP will accomplish its mission of creating a strong and developed nation with the help of party elders and workers.
“I would like to specially thank Rajnathji for his great leadership under which the party scaled new heights of success,” he said.
The Prime Minister said that “with the blessings of party elders & selfless efforts of Karyakartas, BJP’s mission of creating a strong & developed India continues.”
The Prime Minister attended the meeting of the BJP Parliamentary Board, the party’s highest decision-making forum, that approved Shah’s appointment as party chief. He also garlanded Shah and gave him sweets.
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