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Last Updated: January 16, 2023, 22:20 IST
New Delhi, India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a mega road show in the national capital on Monday and attend the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)’s key National Executive meet. During his address at the meeting, BJP president JP Nadda exhorted all members of the national executive to be ready with full commitment to ensure that the BJP wins all nine Assembly polls in 2023.
The two-day meeting will discuss current issues in the country and organizational issues within the party. However, the focus of the meeting will be on the upcoming 2023 Assembly elections and the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. According to reports, the meet is also likely to Read More
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The first day of the BJP’s national executive meeting has ended.
At the national executive meet on Monday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) passed a political resolution denouncing the Opposition for targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, adding that the country’s image got a boost under his leadership. READ MORE
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the Opposition continuously ran negative campaigns against BJP & used abusive language to attack PM on many issues like Pegasus, Rafael deal, Enforcement Directorate money laundering, Central Vista, Economic bases-reservations and demonetization. All these cases were fought in court and judgement has been in favour of the central government. The SC crushed Opposition’s negative campaigns and exposed them through legal responses, she said.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said a briefing on party activities of Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya and Karnataka happened during the national executive meeting. Karnataka CM & Tripura CM also attended the meeting with their respective state party presidents, she said.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on Monday told members of the national executive to work harder and ensure that the upcoming assembly elections in nine states are won. Nadda said that 2023 is critical for the party as it will be a prelude to the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
The BJP chief exhorted every leader present to ensure a victory in every poll. READ MORE
Nadda, in his closed-door address, lauded India’s progress under the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government.
It has become the world’s fifth-largest economy, second-largest manufacturer of mobile phones, third-largest manufacturer in the auto sector while the highway being built every day has risen to 37 km from 12 km earlier, the party president said.
The country has also worked to empower the poor with a number of welfare schemes, including that of free grains, he added.
BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said there was no discussion on Nadda’ tenure of BJP president which is scheduled to end this month.
Calling the victory of BJP in Gujarat “historic,” BJP President JP Nadda, during the meeting, said PM Modi led from the front and others need to learn from him, informed party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad.
BJP president JP Nadda exhorted all members of the national executive to be ready with full commitment to ensure that the BJP wins all nine Assembly polls in 2023 as a prelude to 2024 polls, informed party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad. “The BJP president said we have not to lose any state,” Prasad added.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president J P Nadda sought report of Lok Sabha Pravas from each state during the office-bearers’ meet in the party’s headquarters on Monday. READ MORE
BJP National Executive meeting is being held at NDMC Convention Centre in Delhi.
BJP National Executive meeting being held at NDMC Convention Centre in Delhi.
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— ANI (@ANI) January 16, 2023
PM Modi reached the NDMC Convention Center in Delhi to attend the BJP’s National executive meeting.
PM Modi’s roadshow in the national capital began on Monday.
#WATCH | Delhi: Artists beat drums in Patel Chowk area ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s roadshow. pic.twitter.com/hVLT4Rh6nf
— ANI (@ANI) January 16, 2023
BJP leader Sambit Patra on Monday said that BJP’s national exective meet was eco-friendly and millets were served during the session. ” The office bearers’ meeting was held under the chairmanship of JP Nadda. All proposals to be discussed were discussed here. It was eco-friendly meeting and nameplates are made of jute, a millet meal was served,” he said.
#WATCH | Colours and music at Patel Chowk area in Delhi ahead of the roadshow of Prime Minister Narendra Modi later today. pic.twitter.com/31J2McXs1X
— ANI (@ANI) January 16, 2023
In Delhi, traffic will be diverted today from Gol Dak Khana, Gurdwara Rakab Ganj, Windsor roundabout, Rail Bhawan, Outer Connaught Circus-Sansad Marg Junction, Raisina Road-Jantar Mantar Road Junction, Janpath/Tolstoy Road Junction and Tolstoy Road-KG Marg.
Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi‘s Grand Roadshow in New Delhi.
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— BJP (@BJP4India) January 16, 2023
Those going to New Delhi and Old Delhi and Nizamuddin railway stations, ISBT and the IGI Airport have been suggested to leave with sufficient time at hand to accommodate possible delays on the route.
Among key BJP leaders attending the meeting, would be PM Modi, Amit Shah, JP Nadda several Union ministers and chief ministers of the party-ruled states and around 350 executive members.
BJP has organised a road show for Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Patel Chowk to the NDMC convention centre, the meeting venue.
Addressing a press conference at the BJP headquarters on Sunday, party general secretary Vinod Tawde said that several important issues facing the country will be discussed at the meeting. There will be discussions on political and economic resolutions.
Before the national executive, a meeting of the party’s national office bearers, state unit presidents and various organisational secretaries will be held at the BJP headquarters.
JP Nadda’s three-year term as the national president ends this month. He is likely to lead the party till the 2024 Lok Sabha elections are over.
In light of the mega roadshow, Ashoka Road (Windsor Place to GPO, both carriageways), Jai Singh Road, Sansad Marg, Tolstoy Road (Janpath to Sansad Marg), Rafi Marg (Rail Bhawan Roundabout to Sansad Marg), Jantar Mantar Road, Imtiaz Khan Marg and Bangla Sahib Lane will remain closed from 2:30 pm to 5 pm, a PTI report said.
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