On Saturday, JP Nadda chaired meetings of the national secretaries general of the party as well as the secretaries general (organization) of the States.
File image of Narendra Modi. ANI
Ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in five states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is attending a high-level meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the NDMC convention center in Delhi, according to multiple media.
According to a report by India time, Modi opened the meeting on Sunday by lighting a lamp, with Nadda. Tributes were also paid to those who lost their lives during the coronavirus pandemic. The meeting at the NDMC is scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi opens meeting of BJP national office members at NDMC convention center. The meeting will be chaired by party chairman JP Nadda
The PM will also address members of the BJP national office. pic.twitter.com/2TLekSBuGJ
– ANI (@ANI) February 21, 2021
Modi addressed the new group of BJP national bureau members at a meeting chaired by party leader JP Nadda, the news agency reported PTI. According to India todayBJP general secretary Arun Singh at a press conference said Modi gave his “advice” to members of the bureau in his speech.
Discussions will take place on agricultural laws, Aatmanirbhar Bharat and upcoming state polls during the meeting, PTI quotes Singh as saying.
According to India time report, BJP national office members, responsible and co-responsible state, heads of state also participate in the meeting and the agenda includes strategizing for elections in Assam, West Bengal , Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
The BJP is gearing up for Assembly polls in five states, including West Bengal, which has been seen by the Saffron organization as its next grand prize as its footprint spreads across the country. The party hopes for a second term in Assam and works in alliance with the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu.
According to an The Bharat Express News report, the prime minister is expected to visit the five states in the next two weeks. The Election Commission is expected to announce polling dates for the Assembly elections early next month.
A political resolution is also expected to be passed at the first physical meeting of party bureau members in nearly a year, sources said. PTI.
On Saturday, Nadda chaired meetings of national party secretaries general as well as state secretaries general (organization). These national officials were appointed last year after Nadda took over the party presidency, and no physical meeting has been held so far due to the COVID-19[female[feminine pandemic.
Sunday’s meeting is also significant as it comes amid fierce protests by farmers, especially in Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh, against the three new agricultural laws in the Center. Leaders of the farmers’ union have stepped up their attack on the Modi government on this issue.
With inputs from PTI
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