Two-day meeting of BJP National Council will begin at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi today. BJP President Amit Shah will inaugurate the convention.
BJP National Council meeting is starting at Ramlila Ground from Friday, where the party will discuss among things the preparedness for the coming Lok Sabha elections. The meeting will conclude on Saturday.
Briefing media in New Delhi, party’s youth wing president Poonam Mahajan said, around 12 thousand delegates from all parts of the country will attend the event.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the concluding session on last day. Media reports that the party has invited its all elected members ranging from those in local elections to its MPs besides organisational leaders from across the country for the meeting.
The national council assumes significance in view of the upcoming general elections this year and the meeting will deliberate on the party’s strategy for the polls among other issues. The Narendra Modi government’s social justice plank with its outreach to Dalits, backward classes and the general category is likely to be a key theme at the meeting.
The government’s measures for farmers, various schemes for the welfare of the poor and economic growth will also be discussed. The meeting is expected to pass economic and political resolutions.
On the backdrop of LS Election, BJP President Amit Shah has appointed former Chief Ministers Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Raman Singh and Vasundhara Raje as the National Vice Presidents of the party, BJP General Secretary Arun Singh said in a statement on Thursday.
Mr Chouhan had served as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh and Mr Singh as Chhattisgarh CM, both for three terms each. Ms Raje was the Chief Minister of Rajasthan.