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1.5 million party workers trained: BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BJP has trained over 1.5 million party workers in the last four years as part of its leadership training programme, the party's training wing said in a statement, asserting that it will have huge impact in ensuring and support for the party in the polls.

It makes the BJP the only political party in the country which has a trained political human resource, and this will form the backbone of the organisation's workforce and leadership reserve in the days to come, the statement said.

The nation-wide training programme, named after party ideologue Deendayal Upadhyaya, was kicked off in 2015 after took over as in 2014. is in-charge of the exercise.

"We are sure that in the election this massive training program will have huge impact in ensuring and support for the BJP," the statement said.

It added that the BJP took special care to involve all sections of society and special attention was taken so that representatives of minority, scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, weaker sections, women and professional were included as trainees from block level onwards.

In all future elections, this trained manpower with leadership potential will prove an additional assets for the BJP, which no other political party in the country can claim, it said.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 20:25 IST