A AKHTER / AMN / New Delhi
BJP President Amit Shah on Friday called upon BJP workers to gear up for upcoming Lok Sabha polls with full vigour. Speaking after inaugurating the two-day BJP National Convention at Ramlila Maidan here, Mr Shah asked BJP workers to take the government’s development programmes to voters and carry forward the development journey of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He asked them to expand BJP’s footprints in the country.
Mr Shah termed the proposed grand alliance of Opposition parties a mirage. He said it will not come in the way of BJP returning to power again at the Centre.
BJP President Amit Shah has said the party is making efforts so that the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title case in the Supreme Court is resolved swiftly.
He accused Congress of obstructing quick resolution of the matter in the apex court. He was speaking at the two-day BJP National Convention at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi today.
Amit Shah reiterated that the party is committed to the construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya through Constitutional means.
The BJP President described the proposed grand alliance of Opposition parties as a mirage. He said it will not come in the way of BJP returning to power again at the Centre.
Amit Shah said the forthcoming elections are a contest between two ideologies and called upon BJP workers to gear up for the polls. He said Samajwadi Party and BSP, who were earlier bitter rivals, have come together for Lok Sabha polls because they see a tough challenger in Narendra Modi.
Amit Shah asked BJP workers to explain to voters salient features of government’s welfare schemes and carry forward the development journey of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He asked them to expand BJP’s footprints in the country and resolve to realise a New India.
Amit Shah said the bill providing 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) among upper castes will benefit crores of youth.
He accused the Congress of playing politics over the government’s initiative which has been pending for years. He said the government has been bringing down GST rates on items and simplifying the tax regime to benefit common people and small traders.
Seeking another term for BJP-led government at the Centre, he termed the present dispensation as transparent, corruption-free, decisive and sensitive. He assured the nation that economic offenders, such as Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi and Vijay Mallya will be brought back to the country to face the law.
On the National Register of Citizens in Assam he alleged that the opposition Congress party is playing vote bank politics at the cost of national security.
He said the Citizenship (Amendment), Bill envisages granting citizenship to persecuted religious minorities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Cabinet ministers, BJP Chief Ministers, MPs and senior party leaders are among those present at the Convention. Around 12 thousand delegates from across the country are attending the event. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the concluding session tomorrow.
The party has invited all its elected members – MPs, winners of local elections and organisational leaders for the meeting. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the concluding session tomorrow.
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