PM Narendra Modi to host dinner for BJP office-bearers

New Delhi: A day before Amit Shah is slated to return for a full-term as the BJP president, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host a dinner for party office-bearers on January 23.

A BJP functionary said the dinner will coincide with Shah completing the remainder of the term of Rajnath Singh, who demitted the post after joining the union cabinet following the party`s triumph in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

The Bharatiya Janata Party had on Wednesday announced the schedule for the election of the party”s national president.

The party`s returning officer Avinash Rai Khanna said the nomination will take place on January 24 and the scrutiny will be done on the same day. If necessary, the election will be held on January 25.