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BJP will fight HP poll on development plank: Pandey

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

in-charge Mangal Pandey today said the party will fight the polls on the developmental plank and form a that lasts three terms.

The stress should be on strengthening the party at the booth-level by reaching out to people with the policies and programmes of the central government, he said in his first visit to the state after his appointment.

"More important than getting majority is having a that lasts for 15 years and breaks the five-year cycle," Pandey said.

Hitting-out at the in the state, he said, "It has become synonymous with corruption and must be exposed and rooted out in the interest of and the people."

Pandey alleged that the state was not implementing the developmental and welfare policies of the

"After making the country 'Mukt' (free), the focus would be on making 'Yukt'," the leader said.

On the assembly polls, Pandey said, "The party was looking for a person who can ensure the party's victory in three consecutive elections."

Pandey, who is on four-day visit to the state, will meet party leaders and workers, and get their feedbacks.

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 22:07 IST