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BJP to rope-in full-time workers to gain power in Telangana

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Setting the goal of coming to power in in 2019, the has worked out a plan to deploy full-time workers in the state, just the way it did in and

A full-timer, referred to as 'vistarak' by the BJP, is expected to work for the party's success in the next polls.

The party is likely to have around 250 full-timers in the state who will work for its success in the 2019 Assembly and elections, unit spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao told PTI today.

These full-timers would work in the 119 Assembly segments of the state. The party is likely to provide accommodation and transport facilities to them, he said.

"We used it (the services of full-timers) in and again very successfully in We now plan to use the same in Telangana," he said.

BJP's unit has received motor bikes used in polls. The state party unit now plans to distribute these vehicles to the full-timers in

Some of these bikes are now parked in the party's office here.

president K Laxman is likely to hand over the bikes to the full-timers by this month-end, after party national president Amit Shah's three-day visit to the state next week.

is one of the states identified by for gaining power after its successful campaigns in and Haryana, which are not its traditional strongholds.

"With national president Amit Shah focusing on this state and the people of willing to give the party a chance to fulfil their aspirations, BJP's rise to power to cater to the dire needs of the people of is a certainty," Rao said.

"It's just a matter of time for the to form government in Telangana," he said.

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

First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 14:48 IST