NEW DELHI, May 17 � After steering his party to power, Narendra Modi will be formally elected as leader of the BJP Parliamentary Party at its meeting here on May 20 ahead of taking oath as Prime Minister, reports PTI.
The decision to convene a meeting of the Parliamentary Party was taken by the BJP Parliamentary Board, the highest decision-making body of the party chaired by its chief Rajnath Singh and attended by Modi, LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley and other top leaders.
The Parliamentary Board also passed a unanimous resolution that hailed the people�s verdict in favour of the party and promised to put the country�s economy on a growth track, while providing a government in accordance with highest standards of probity.
It also appreciated the �inspirational� and �visionary� leadership provided by Narendra Modi while leading the party�s campaign aggressively and the efforts put in by its workers and leaders.
In a brief address to the media, Rajnath Singh said the NDA allies will also be invited for a meeting on the same day where the leader of the coalition will also be chosen.