NEW DELHI - Amit Shah, a close aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, July 9 became the new BJP chief, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced here. Rajnath Singh said that he tendered his resignation as party chief to the BJP parliamentary board, which decided that Amit Shah will head the Bharatiya Janata Party. Addressing a press conference, Rajnath Singh lauded Amit Shah's "management skills"
and credited him with the BJP's success in Lok Sabha election in Uttar Pradesh. (IANS)