BJP, NDA plan massive outreach programme
Even after the mega win in recent assembly polls, the party leadership has crafted a massive outreach programme from May 26 to June 15 on the third anniversary of NDA government.
The party has planned 900 programmes across the country including in the non-BJP states in which 450 BJP and other NDA leaders will take part.
Altogether, two types of programmes have been finalized: first by the NDA government, where all union ministers including Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part and second by the BJP in which all party MPs, Chief Ministers of BJP ruled states, party general secretaries and karyakartas will conduct several mass communication programmes in different states, including their respective constituencies.
To make the 18-day long programme unique, both the BJP and the incumbent government will conduct "Making of Developed India (MODI) fest" in all districts, and conclaves of beneficiaries of government's schemes to make people more aware of the welfare schemes.
While addressing a joint press conference here at the party headquarters on Monday, Union Minister Smriti Irani said, "Programmes on Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas will be broadcast through the media to make people more aware of the programmes. Even the conclaves of beneficiaries are very effective and wise step by the government as there are crores of people who will communicate the positive masseges to the rest."
Another senior BJP leader and the party headquarters in-charge Arun Singh asserted that special control rooms have been set up to keep law and order situation under control at various places where the celebration programmes will be held. Moreover, state co-ordination and district co-ordination teams have also been set up by the party's respective state wings.
"There will be press conferences by party senior leaders in different places. Party leaders, including the party national president Amit Shah will also address intellectuals, people of respective districts, booth workers, and will visit to poor," Singh added.
Among the 900 places, "Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Mumbai and Jaipur, Union Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj will be visiting Uttar Pradesh along with Delhi. Union Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will visit Bengaluru and Ahmedabad, Union I&B Minister Venkaiah Naidu will visit Odisha and Chhattisgarh. Among central ministers, Nitin Gadhkari will visit Chennai and Jharkhand, J P Nadda will visit Kerala and Gujarat, Suresh Prabhu will visit West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh and Smriti Irani will visit West Bengal and Goa," the senior BJP leader mentioned.
Apart from Union Ministers, CMs of BJP ruled states and other ministers of these state Assemblies will also be visiting the nearby states. "Shivraj Singh Chauhan, CM MP will visit Odisha, Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh will visit Asansol of West Bengal, Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje will visit Shimla of Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das will visit Durgapur of West Bengal. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath will visit Patna of Bihar, Haryana CM ML Khattar will visit Hyderabad, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnaviz will visit Kochi of Kerala, Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani will visit Karnataka," Arun Singh added.
"The new Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat will visit Jammu, Assam CM Sarvananda Sonowal will visit Agartala, Manipur CM Biren Singh will visit Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu will visit Meghalaya among others," he also mentioned.
Moreover, on May 26 the BJP national president Amit Shah will address a press conference here along with the Prime Minister's address to the nation from Guwahati. From June 2 to 4, Shah will visit Kerala. On June 6, he will take part in the celebration programme in Port Blair, from June 8 to 10 in Chhattisgarh and on June 12 and 13 at Ahmedabad. However, the party is yet to finalise the programmes of the Kashmir valley.
He said to the Millennium Post that, "the scheduling of programmes will done from the state units. Whenever we will get any information from there we will finalise."