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Newly elected MPs of BJP to meet today to formally elect Narendra Modi as its leader

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 - 10:37am IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: ANI
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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Parliamentary Party will meet in Delhi on Tuesday to formally elect BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) prime minister- designate Narendra Modi as its leader.

The meeting will be held at the Central Hall of Parliament. This will be followed by a meeting of NDA allies. After Modi's election as the Parliamentary Party leader, the BJP-led NDA will stake claim to form a new government at the Centre.

Meanwhile, hectic consultations continued in the BJP for the second consecutive day on Monday ahead of government formation in New Delhi. A stream of leaders met Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh and senior RSS functionaries.

Visitors to Modi, who is camping at Gujarat Bhavan, included senior leaders Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, Amit Shah and Kalyan Singh. YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy also met Modi and said that new Prime Minister should be pro-active.


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