India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has a new president.

An affable and low-key politician Jagat Prakash Nadda was elected unopposed on Monday as the party’s 11th national president, replacing high profile Amit Shah, whose tenure of five-and-half years saw the party touching political heights.

Nadda, 59, belongs to the northern Indian city of Himachal Pradesh. He became the national general secretary of the party in 2010.

He was already functioning as the working president since last July after Shah was appointed as home minister, responsible for internal security.

“JP Nadda has a difficult task before him because

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