PM Modi asks MPs to reach out to people
Despite the resounding victory in Uttar Pradesh, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems in no mood to allow complacency to creep into the party's parliamentarians. The PM held a meeting at his residence, Lok Kalyan Marg here on Wednesday morning with all BJP MPs from 11 states. Sources said that the PM asked all MPs to reach out people through social media.
He also urged them to improve communication with the poor and the backward sections of society. While talking to MPs, the PM said, "Now parliamentarians have the best communication medium- mobile. Through which they can access social media and can reach out to people more," sources said.
MPs from Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha, Assam were present at the meeting and they all have been assigned a two- month long programme, from BJP's Foundation Day to Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birth Anniversary.
The NDA government completes three years this May, and parliamentarians will move around the country spreading awareness on the government's development agenda. Sources also said that PM Modi asked them to get into campaign mode after the ongoing parliamentary session ends on April 12.
The party president Amit Shah was also present at the meeting and urged all MPs to take part in the party's Foundation Day programme on April 6. During the meeting, Shah and also asked the MPs to highlight the government's pro-poor programmes right from the block level.