Amit Shah on 3-day Chhattisgarh visit
BJP national president Amit Shah, who arrived here on Thursday on a three-day visit to Chhattisgarh, held meetings with party leaders including MPs and MLAs in the run up to the assembly elections scheduled next year.
Shah was welcomed at the Swami Vivekanand airport this morning by Chief Minister Raman Singh, state BJP chief Dharamlal Kaushik, national general secretary Saroj Pandey, Rajya Sabha MP Ramvichar Netam besides other party leaders and workers.
From there, he directly proceeded to the party headquarters Kushabhau Thakre Parisar in Boriya-Kala area where he chaired a meeting with national office bearers, core group members, MPs, MLAs, officers bearers of various wings of BJP in the state and other top leaders, a party leader here said.
CM Raman Singh, national joint general secretary (organisation) Saudan Singh, Kaushik and other senior leaders were present during the meeting that lasted for around two hours, he said. Subsequently, Shah met saints and held talks with them. Shah is scheduled to chair as any as 22 meetings with party leaders, office bearers and booth representatives to give tips for strengthening the party ahead of the assembly polls and 2019 parliamentary elections, he said.Besides, he will also take part in several other programmes.