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BJP's Jharkhand unit today hailed the Prime Minister's approach in curbing cross-border terrorism and the Army's surgical strikes in PoK. In its political resolution on the last day of its two-day Pradesh Executive Meeting, the state unit deplored the recent Uri attack and stated that the party was with the families of the martyrs Jabra Munda and Naiman Kujur at this hour. The resolution, a copy of which was released to the press, welcomed the Prime Minister's determined decision and the Army's surgical strikes, which taught a lesson to the enemy, besides sending a clear message across the world and congratulated Modi for isolating Pakistan. Welcoming the 'Garib Kalyan Varsh' to mark Pundit Deen Dayal Upadhyay's centenary celebrations, the resolution said the state government has taken significant steps to provide toilets, social security, housing, electricity, health, education, rural development, skill development, self-sustenance, agriculture development, animal husbandry and security to the weaker sections. The resolution also hailed opening of 32 new ITI between 2015 and October 2016, which would produce numerous manpower and the Centre's decision to increase maternity leave from 12 to 26 weeks. Appealing to the people to participate in gram sabha and debate on budget, the resolution touched upon how the state government has taken effective steps with regard to panchayati and 'Jan Samvad'. Expressing satisfaction at the government's effort in reining in corruption, the resolution said the government has taken several successful steps in giving people-friendly, transparent, sensitive and accountable administration through Mukhyamantri Samvad, Jan Samvad, Janata Darbar and several departments implementing on-line system. The party also expressed satisfaction at several extremists returning to the mainstream. The resolution also touched upon several other issues like environment and Ease of Doing business. Later, briefing reporters, BJP's state unit spokesman Pradip Sinha said the meeting decided to hold its state executive meeting within one week of the party's national executive committee meeting. As such, the national executive meeting has been scheduled on January 7/8 and the state's would be held on January 11/12 in Sareikela-Kharsawan district. The party would also hold a rally on November 15 to acknowledge gratitude to the people, who knew that former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had in 1999 promised for a separate state if given power and it had been fulfilled.
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