Singh had proposed the creation of the new post and it was seconded by Venkaiah Naidu and Gopinath Munde. Senior leader Yashwant Sinha had proposed Advani's name for the post. Advani was elected the chairman of the Parliamentary Party unanimously.
Image: BJP President Rajnath Singh offers sweets to party leader L.K. Advani after the latter was elected Chairman of the BJP parliamentary party, in New Delhi on Dec.18, 2009.