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BJYM's exercise to reach out to young voters in Modi's support

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BJP's youth wing will kick-start its "Vijay Lakshya 2019" from Saturday with a host of events, aiming to persuade close to 15 crore first-time voters to support the party in polls so that is re-elected.

made the announcement at a press conference where she also lashed out at for his barb at Modi that he ran away from the Rafale debate in Parliament and told a woman -- -- to defend him.

He has done his in the shadow of his mothers and that is why he made such "abhorrent" remarks, probably due to "embarrassment", Mahajan said.

Speaking about BJYM programmes, she said about it will organise 18 programmes, including giving a chance to young voters to interact with senior BJP leaders, including its Amit Shah, in the run-up to the polls across the country.

The exercise will be launched on the last day of the party's two-day national council meeting starting Friday by and Shah.

She claimed that Modi represents the aspirations of the young and his development agenda will again be backed by young voters.

The BJYM will reach out to the young people in the age group of 18-35 years by addressing over 10,000 youth volunteers at more than 100 districts via videoconference, seeking to connect with over 50 lakh youths, she said.

There will also be a townhall on January 23 in which Modi will speak, she said.

Other programmes include townhalls across the country, bike rallies, holding youth parliament and bringing youth icons and social influencers on board to reach out to young voters.

The BJYM will also run "Pehla vote Modi ko" (first vote to Modi) campaign.

To a question about the fate of woman reservation bill, she quipped that one session in Parliament is still left before the polls.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 20:30 IST