1980 – 1986
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
He became the first president of BJP formation 1980. Later became the First Prime Minister from this party for full term.
1986 – 1991
L K Advani
He became president of BJP in 1986 after Vajpayee Ji, This was the time of new ideology of Hindutva, Ram Rath Yatra led by Advani.
1991 – 1993
Muli Manohar Joshi
He was affiliated with RSS ideology before he became president of BJP. He also served as cabinet minister in Vajpayee government. During his presidency BJP became principal opposition party for first time.
1993 – 1998
L K Advani
He became president of BJP second time and under his guidance BJP became the largest party in lower house of Parliament after election in 1996. During Vajpayee Govt. he served as Deputy Prime Minister.
1998 – 2000
He was not well known outside the BJP when he became president in 1998. He focused on Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.
2000 – 2001
Again person associated with RSS became President of BJP in 2000. And he was the first Dalit President. After allegation of bribe he resigned immediately.
He was the acting president after resignation of Laxman and shorty confirmed as President. He resigned when he became cabinet minister in Vajpayee Govt.
Naidu became President after resignation of Laxman. He resigned after NDA lost the 2004 Election.
2004 – 2005
L K Advani
Third time he became President of BJP. Advani became the leader of opposition party in Lok Sabha. Later Advani resigned in 2005 after controversy of Jinnah.
2005 – 2009
In 2005 Singh became President after Advani term. He again give fuel to Hindutva. Singh resigned after NDA lost in 2009 election.
2009 – 2013
He was the youngest President of BJP. Again a RSS member. He was a minister in Maharashtra in alliance. He has very good support of RSS. He resigned after controversy of financial impropriety.
2013 – 2014
He was became second time President of BJP. He played a very important role in election of 2014. After win of 2014 he resigned and join as Home Minister.
2014 – Present
After Singh term he became BJP President and he is very close to Modi Ji, Present Prime Minster.