OFBJP congratulates Modi on being nominated as PM candidate

The Overseas Friends of BJP (OFBJP) has congratulated Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on being nominated as the party`s prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 general elections.

Washington: The Overseas Friends of BJP (OFBJP) has congratulated Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on being nominated as the party`s prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 general elections.

"The entire diaspora is elated on hearing the announcement in India by BJP president Rajnath Singh," OFBJP said in a statement on Friday.

The controversial Modi was yesterday named as BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

OFBJP, a US body whose members associate themselves with and support the BJP in India, is organising it annual national convention on September 20-21 in Tampa, Florida and Modi is scheduled to address the gathering through satellite.

PTI