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BJP national council meet LIVE updates: Shah, Modi to focus on LS polls

The meet, themed 'Abki baar phir Modi Sarkar', will be inaugurated by BJP president Amit Shah. Catch LIVE updates on BJP national council meet

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

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The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP)'s two-day national council meeting kicks off today, as the party looks to set the tone for its Lok Sabha poll campaign. The meeting, themed 'Abki baar phir Modi Sarkar', will be inaugurated by president Prime Minister will deliver the concluding speech on Saturday, laying down the agenda for the general elections.

The meet is expected to be the biggest ever for its national council with the party expecting participation of close to 12,000 members. The party has invited all its elected members and organisational leaders from across the country, for the meeting.

Read Business Standard's full coverage on Lok Sabha Elections 2019

BJP's rivals believe that the party is facing a resurgent Congress in several states. The expected alliance of Samajwadi Party and the BSP is also expected to dent BJP's prospects in Uttar Pradesh, making the likelihood of its repeat of 2014 feat challenging.

Catch LIVE updates on council meet

BJP national council meet LIVE updates: Shah, Modi to focus on LS polls

आज रामलीला मैदान, नई दिल्ली में ध्वजारोहण और राष्ट्रगीत के बाद भारतीय जनता पार्टी के राष्ट्रीय अधिवेशन का उद्घाटन होगा। pic.twitter.com/tHUtQtQ4m6 — BJP (@BJP4India) January 11, 2019

BJP national council meet LIVE updates: Shah, Modi to focus on LS polls

Senior BJP leaders were tight-lipped on whether the Ram temple issue will find a mention in the meeting but some delegates said that the party may refer to it amid demands by Hindutva organisations, including its ideological parent RSS, for a law to construct a temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya.

BJP national council meet LIVE updates: Shah, Modi to focus on LS polls

The meeting, themed 'Abki baar phir Modi Sarkar' is of importance in the view of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

BJP national council meet LIVE updates: Shah, Modi to focus on LS polls

भाजपा राष्ट्रीय अध्यक्ष श्री अमित शाह ने श्री शिवराज सिंह चौहान, श्री रमन सिंह और श्रीमती वसुंधरा राजे सिंधिया को भारतीय जनता पार्टी का राष्ट्रीय उपाध्यक्ष नियुक्त किया। pic.twitter.com/XmajBefPvC — BJP (@BJP4India) January 10, 2019

First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 12:14 IST
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BJP national council meet LIVE updates: Shah, Modi to focus on LS polls

The meet, themed 'Abki baar phir Modi Sarkar', will be inaugurated by BJP president Amit Shah. Catch LIVE updates on BJP national council meet

The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP)'s two-day national council meeting kicks off today, as the party looks to set the tone for its Lok Sabha poll campaign. The meeting, themed 'Abki baar phir Modi Sarkar', will be inaugurated by president Prime Minister will deliver the concluding speech on Saturday, laying down the agenda for the general elections.

The meet is expected to be the biggest ever for its national council with the party expecting participation of close to 12,000 members. The party has invited all its elected members and organisational leaders from across the country, for the meeting.

Read Business Standard's full coverage on Lok Sabha Elections 2019

BJP's rivals believe that the party is facing a resurgent Congress in several states. The expected alliance of Samajwadi Party and the BSP is also expected to dent BJP's prospects in Uttar Pradesh, making the likelihood of its repeat of 2014 feat challenging.

Catch LIVE updates on council meet

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