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Amit Shah meets core group of Chhattisgarh BJP

Press Trust of India  |  Ambikapur 

today discussed with core members of the possible strategy to be adopted by the party for winning the assembly elections, slated to be held later this year.

"Shah met the core group of the party this evening at the BJP's district office to lay the roadmap for the election campaign in the state where the ruling has set a target to win 65 out of total 90 assembly seats," a BJP media cell membersaid.

The meetingassumes significance for the ruling BJP which has been in power for the last 15 years in the state and seemed to be battling anti-incumbency.

Raman Singh, BJP national general secretary and Chhattigarh in-charge Anil Jain, BJP national joint general secretary Saudan Singh, state party unit Dharamlal Kaushik, Rajya Sabha MPs Saroj Pandey and Ramvichar Netam, Food and Punnulal Mohile, Agriculture and Brijmohan Agrawal were among those who attended the meeting which lasted for around two-and-a half hours.

According to the media cell member, extensive discussions seem to have been held between the state leaders and Shah.

Earlier today, Shah held a road show in Ambikapur before addressing a public meeting at grounds as a part of Raman Singh's 'Vikas Yatra' campaign to highlight the achievements of last 15 years of his government.

Shah will leave for tomorrow morning from Ambikapur.

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 21:50 IST