BJP announces series of party meets in run-up to 2019 Lok Sabha elections; Narendra Modi to address many of them
Two days after it suffered defeat in three Hindi heartland states, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced a number of party meetings, including its national executive, in the run-up to the 2019 general elections.
New Delhi: Two days after it suffered defeat in three Hindi heartland states, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced a number of party meetings, including its national executive, in the run-up to the 2019 general elections.
Addressing a press conference in Delhi, BJP national general secretary Bhupender Yadav said the national executive will be held on 11 and 12 January in the National Capital and will be attended by party's office-bearers from across the country.
"As part of preparation for 2019, seven wings of the BJP are active to take party's agenda to different sections of the society," Yadav said.
A series of meetings are scheduled to start with a workshop of the BJP Yuva Morcha in Delhi on 15 and 16 December, followed by the convention of the party's Mahila Morcha in Ahmedabad on 21 and 22 December, which will be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"On 19 and 20 January, a convention of the Scheduled Castes Morcha of the party will be held in Nagpur, at which BJP president Amit Shah and Union ministers Nitin Gadkari and Thawarchand Gehlot will be the main speakers," Yadav said.
The BJP Minority Cell will also hold a two-day national convention in New delhi on 31 January and 1 February.
On 2 and 3 February, a national convention of the Scheduled Tribes arm of the BJP will be held in Bhubaneswar, and that of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) will be organised in Patna on 15 and 16 February.
Besides, Modi will address a rally of the party's Kisan Morcha, which will be held in Uttar Pradesh on 21 and 22 February. The city is, however, yet to be decided.
The prime minister made the remarks at the BJP parliamentary party meeting at the Ambedkar International Centre here, the sources told PTI.
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