Amit Shah set to be re-elected as BJP president, election between January 18-23

Bharatiya Janata Party elections is expected to be held between January 18 to January 23.

Last Updated: Jan 15, 2016, 20:30 PM IST
Amit Shah set to be re-elected as BJP president, election between January 18-23
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Delhi: Internal elections of Bharatiya Janata Party is expected to be held between January 18 to January 23, as per a media report.

According to CNN IBN, Amit Shah is all set to be re-elected as BJP's next party president.

The quorum is said to be now complete as more than half state units have completed their respective organisational elections.

As per the report, the notification will be announced by the returning officer and party MP Avinash Rai Khanna in the next 48 hours.

The report also quoted sources as saying that Shah will take charge with RSS riders so that he is more accommodative while picking his team.

51-year-old Shah is currently completing former party president Rajnath Singh's term.

Rajnath became the Union Home Minister.

Thus, this will be Shah's first clear term as BJP chief if he is re-elected. 

Also, if re-elected, 2016 is going to be crucial year for Shah with upcoming Assembly elections in Assam, Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.