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BJP launches exercise to seek suggestions for its LS Election manifesto

Never before such a massive exercise to prepare a party's manifesto has been launched in a country, said home Minister Rajnath Singh

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rajnath Singh
Rajnath Singh at the launch of PMJAY in Lucknow | Photo: @ANI

and Sunday launched "Bharat ke mann ki baat, Modi ke saath", a month-long exercise to seek suggestions from 10 crore people across the country to help the party prepare its 'sankalp patra' (manifesto).

Shah said the exercise is aimed at democratising the process of preparing manifesto and that this "unique experiment" will strengthen democracy.

"What kind of country people want and what is their suggestion to achieve this; this exercise will reach out to them to seek their views," Shah told reporters at an event here, adding that it will help the party realise the dream of a New India.

The party chose a of the hotel,where the programme was held, to offer the first suggestion.

Over 300 vehicles will move across the country and over 7,700 boxes will be carried across 4000 assemblies to seek people's views,he said, adding and telephonic communication will also be used for this.

Singh,who is also the of the party's 'sankalp patra' committee, said never before such a massive exercise to prepare a party's manifesto has been launched in a country.

The also spoke at length about pro-farmer measures taken by the government and said the has emerged as the biggest well-wisher of farmers.

First Published: Sun, February 03 2019. 12:45 IST
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