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Delhi BJP convention postponed

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BJP's mega convention for booth-level workers will now be held on March 25 as the party's local unit chief Manoj Tiwari will be in tomorrow for the swearing-in of the

Addressing a press conference, Tiwari apologised for the postponement. It was to be held at the Ramlila Maidan tomorrow.

"We did not know that the incoming ministry at will take oath tomorrow. But since we will be away we had to postpone it. It will now be held on March 25," Tiwari said.

Yesterday, he had announced the program, which aims to micro-manage BJP's municipal campaign, with much fanfare.

president and Union Minister are slated to address the convention which is likely to be attended by over 65,000 booth in-charges, five from each of the 13,372 polling stations in the national capital.

The party has dubbed the group of five booth in-charges as 'Panch Parmeshwar' with Tiwari, saying these "workers will work like 'panchs' towards getting administrative justice for people".

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

First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 15:13 IST