Former Union Health Minister JP Nadda has been appointed as working president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on 18th June 2019.
JP Nadda full name 'Jagat Prakash Nadda' was born on 2 December 1960 ( 58-years-old) is an Indian politician and former Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and member of Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh and Parliamentary Board Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party.
JP Nadda completed his B.A. from Patna College, Patna University and LL.B. from Himachal Pradesh University. His father was the vice-chancellor of the Patna University.
JP Nadda started his political career as a student leader of the ABVP in Bihar and has closely worked with Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, and Nitin Gadkari.
JP Nadda was appointed as the president of the BJP’s youth wing, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) in 1991 at the age of 31.
Earlier, JP Nadda also served as a Minister in Himachal Pradesh Government, first elected to the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly in the election of 1993, and was re-elected in 1998.
JP Nadda in Himachal Pradesh's cabinet, was cabinet minister responsible for Forest, Environment, Science, and Technology, from 2008 to 2010.
JP Nadda in 2012, got elected to Rajya Sabha but before that Nadda was brought to the national team by Nitin Gadkari in 2010. In 2014, during a cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made Nadda, the Minister of Health.