New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah could remain the BJP president till the assembly elections in Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand in December. On Thursday, Shah held a meeting with BJP officials and state-level leaders. He said despite success in the Lok Sabha polls, the party is yet to reach its pinnacle.
According to information, BJP general secretary Bhupendra Yadav said, "Amit Shah had said in August 2014 that the party is yet to reach its pinnacle. After getting 303 seats to the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls, Shah again reiterated the same point today. According to sources, states in-charge and BJP officials have agreed that Amit Shah should remain the BJP president till the three-state elections in December.
With this, some leaders believe that the party should be prepared in view of the election Commission's indication of holding the assembly elections later this year in Jammu and Kashmir. Bhupendra Yadav said that the party would conduct organizational elections after the completion of the membership campaign. A BJP leader said that the BJP could get a new president after the 6 month long membership campaign or Amit Shah will remain in the post till January 2020.