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Amit Shah arrives Chandigarh as part 95-day national tour

ANI  |  Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] 

(BJP) President has arrived on a two-day visit to today as part of his country-wide 95-day tour, which began from last month.

President Sanjay Tandon said that Shah will hold a series of meetings with councillors, office bearers, workers etc and will also review the party's organisational activities.

Shah will also unveil a statue of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) icon Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay, whose birth centenary is being celebrated. He will also inaugurate a library named after Nanaji Deshmukh and an e-library.

Shah will address the press programme at St. Press Club, is the Union Territory also.

On May 7, as a part of his tour to states where needs to strengthen its position, chief reached on a two-day tour.

Earlier in April, Shah visited on a two-day visit as part of his ' Vistaar Yatra'.

Shah is on a 95-day all-tour from today during which he will strategise on ways to win the 2019 Lok Sabha election, with focus on clinching 120 seats where the party had lost in 2014.

Shah will spend one to three days in each states. The tour will focus on taking stock of the party's organisational strength and further expansion of electoral appeal across the country.

Shah is particularly focusing on states like West Bengal, Odisha, Telangana and Kerala.

The BJP had managed to win just 4 Lok Sabha seats out of the 102 in these states in the 2014 election.

The BJP Chief's voyage will end by 25th September, the 101th birth anniversary of Jana Sangh ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyay.

Apart from his 95-day tour, Shah has also chosen five states where he will spend three days each. His recent visit to West Bengal was part of the programme.

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First Published: Sat, May 20 2017. 10:46 IST