In addition to Shah, BJP chairman JP Nadda and general secretary (organization) BL Santhosh also attended the more than an hour-long meeting.
Kaushik, who also attended the meeting, said the BJP legislative party will meet Monday night after the MLAs are sworn in as members of the state assembly.
Earlier in the day, Dhami said the government formation process is underway and the BJP’s central leadership will call on the next prime minister.
The party has appointed Defense Minister Rajnath Singh as an observer for government formation in the state.
The BJP, despite its emphatic victory, has been in a bit of trouble over the new prime minister as Dhami, who led the successful campaign, lost his Khatami seat.
Part of the party’s state unit still wants Dhami as prime minister, while some prefer a change.
The BJP won 47 seats in the 70-member Assembly.
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