BJP announces 28 poll allies
The BJP on Tuesday has officially announced names of 28 political parties who will be support the NDA in forming the government after the Lok Sabha election.
Speaking to the media persons BJP National Vice President and in-charge of the central election management, program and logistic committee Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said, ‘In recent months several parties showed their interest in joining the party. After series of discussion and understanding we are now in a position to officially announced that so far 28 parties came forward with their support to us.’
While claiming that the NDA will come to power in the center with more than 350 seats, Naqvi said, ‘We will create a strong government with good governance. Our Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and his leadership are being accepted widely across the nation. It is also believed nationally that before the elections the coalition of the congress is sinking down and the BJP led NDA is growing strong.’
He said that regional concerns of BJP are clear from south to north east and given its progressive aspect a large number of important political parties have decided to become a part of the BJP led NDA.
Those who have decided to be a part of NDA are: Akali Dal, Shiv Sena, Telugu Desham Party, Republic Party (Athavale), Lok Jan Shakti Party, Revolutionary Socialist Party (Kerela), Rashtriya Lok Samta Party, MDMK (Tamilnadu), PMK, DMDK, Rashtriya Samaj Paksh (Maharashtra), Swabhiman Paksh (Maharashtra), KMDK, IJK, All India N R congress, Jan Sena Party, Kerala Congress, Haryana Janhit Congress, Apna Dal, National People’s party (Meghalaya), Naga people’s front (Nagaland), United Democratic Front (Mizoram), Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha, Maharashtra Gomantak Party, New Justice Party, North East Regional Political Front (NERPF) and National people’s party.
Sources said, the BJP is happy to have an alliance especially with the NERPF headed by veteran politician PA Sangma, who had challenged Pranab Mukherjee for president’s election and spoke against the UPA government for their indifferent attitude towards the people of North East. He had formed an alliance of 10 regional parties involving 21 Lok Sabha seats in the region (North East) and named it NERPF.