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BJP's 'Sampark se Samarthan' drive: Shah meets journalist Kuldip Nayar

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

As part of his party's "Contact for Support" campaign, today met veteran and discussed several "transformative initiatives" of the government with him.

"Met veteran and former member of Rajya Sabha, Shri ji, as part of 'Sampark For Samarthan'. Glad to see his even at this age. Discussed with him several transformative initiatives & unprecedented work done by Modi govt in the last 4 years (sic)," Shah tweeted.

As the completed four years in office, the has launched a mega public drive -- "Sampark se Samarthan" (contact for support) -- wherein 4,000 functionaries of the saffron party will get in touch with one lakh people, who are well-known in their fields, to spread the word about the government's works.

Shah will himself contact about 25 persons, the party had said. Launching the exercise, the had met former and ex-of the Lok Sabha Subhash Kashyap on May 29.

Earlier this week, he had also met industrialist Ratan Tata and

The BJP had earlier said the campaign was aimed at informing the people of the country about the various government initiatives that had resulted in improving their living standards.

In its fifth year, the BJP-led government would aim to bring about a change in the lives of farmers by offering them one-and-a-half times the input cost for their produce and give a Rs-5 to 50 crore people, Shah had said.

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 23:25 IST