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Newly-elected BJP councillors trained in perception management

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The newly-elected councillors of the three BJP-ruled municipal corporations in the city were taught the lessons of "transparency and collective decision- making" as well as "perception management" during a training session addressed by senior party leaders today.

president Manoj Tiwari asked the councillors to to ensure a "clean and transparent conduct" in addressing the public grievances.

He also accused the Kejriwal-led (AAP) in of putting up "hurdles" in the functioning of the civic bodies.

"It is sad that the Kejriwal has been creating hurdles to stall the administrative work of the councillors, who have been elected by the people," said Tiwari.

Former chief Satish Upadhyay also addressed the councillors and gave them tips on perception management and handling the media.

"In today's circumstances, perception matters the most and therefore, the media should regularly be briefed about the works done and future plans," he said.

national vice-president and party in-charge for Shyam Jaju, Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Vijender Gupta and former East mayor Harsh Malhotra also addressed the councillors among others.

general secretary (organisation) Siddharthan laid emphasis on "proper planning, distribution of work, collective decision-making and disciplined implementation of decisions".

In the polls for the south, north and east municipal corporations held in April, the won 181 of the 272 wards, relegating the and Congress to distant second and third places respectively.

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

First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 22:28 IST