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Amit Shah to arrive on two-day visit to Chandigarh on May 20

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

President will arrive on a two-day visit to on Saturday as part of his country-wide 95-day tour, which began from Jammu last month.

Shah is travelling across states to strategise and find ways to strengthen the party at the grass-roots level with an eye on the 2019 polls.

"He will arrive here on Saturday morning and has a packed schedule," President, Sanjay Tandon said here today.

Shah will hold a series of meetings with councillors, office bearers, workers etc and will also review the party's organisational activities, Tandon said.

He will also unveil at the office here a statue of icon Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay, whose birth centenary is being observed.

He will also inaugurate a library named after Nanaji Deshmukh and an e-library.

Shah will hold organisational meetings and interact with prominent people from areas like medicine, law, and art on Sunday as well.

"is the fourth place on Shah's itinerary for the 95-day tour which began with his visit to Jammu on April 29. The BJP chief has also visited Himachal Pradesh and Tripura after his Jammu visit," Tandon said.

The main aim of the visit was to strengthen the party at the booth-level and to reach out to the masses with the prime minister's pro-poor schemes, he said.

Huge cutouts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shah have also been erected at the party office here.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 17:23 IST