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BJP's tele-warriors for Lok Sabha elections

IANS  |  New Delhi 

It is a battle to catch mind space through television ahead of the elections and both the BJP and the have tele-warriors adept at articulating their viewpoint.

The tele-warriors are both a mix of youth and experience and know how to present their points amid the cacophony of voices on news channels.

They promote their leaders and counter each other's "lies and propaganda" through "facts and figures". Tele-warriors do on a daily basis what senior leaders cannot due to their other responsibilities and commitments.

Here are some of the prominent tele-warriors of the (BJP):

Vaibhav Agarwal: Has worked as State Convener in the (BJYM) in and state coordinator of 'Friends of BJP'.

He has understanding of the complex ground realities in the political arena. His grandfather was an MLA from Bareilly and a in the government.

Charu Pragya: Daughter of of State for Human Resource Development Satya Pal Singh, Pragya is a member of the BJP's youth wing BJYM. She has over 28,000 followers on Pragya makes her points cogently. She is also part of several global initiatives involving youth leaders.

Vinit Goenka: An with a firm commitment to the nation, he is passionate about tapping technology to change the way works. Goenka has expertise in diverse fields including information technology, transportation, infrastructure and agriculture.

He is a member of the of Centre for Railway Information System, an organisation under the

He was appointed a member of the in the Ministry of Road, Transport and In these capacities, he works closely with Union Ministers including and on initiatives to achieve the government's goal of 'Minimum Government Maximum Governance'.

Rohit Chahal: He is national and in-charge of in BJYM.

Gaurav Bhatia: He is the son of late parliamentarian Virendra Bhatia. A by profession, he was earlier associated with the SP and brings seriousness to a debate. He has twice served as of the Supreme Court Bar Association, and is now an advocate-on-record.

Syed Zafar Islam: A former investment banker, he joined the BJP ahead of the 2014 elections. Islam has emerged as a prominent Muslim face of the party on television channels. He is cool and calm during debates.

Amit Malviya: He is of the BJP's and has reinvented himself into a Having an background, he is ready with figures to buttress his points and is also quick-witted.

Niti Jain: A member of the BJYM, she has experience in advertising and copy writing. She is also a with interests in education, women and youth empowerment and theatre.

Sudesh Verma: A by profession, Verma is a serious and calm face from the BJP in television debates. A former news of television channel, he was also a with the for three years (2005-2008). He finally joined the party which he used to cover as a

Sanju Verma: She is co-convener of BJP Mumbai's Intellectual Cell and is an She has served as an Associate with and as an with

Ashish Sood: He has been associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the student wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. He was made of the BJYM in 2002 and later became the

Neha Joshi: A social activist, she is the daughter of BJP MLA from Uttarakhand, Ganesh Joshi.



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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 16:20 IST