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For BJP national council meet, 'temporary PMO' at venue

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A "temporary PMO (Prime Minister's Office)" is being set up at the Ramleela Ground, where the BJP will hold its national council meeting later this week, party office-bearers said Wednesday.

The BJP national council, the party's largest organisational body, will meet here on January 11-12.

According to BJP and unit co-incharge Tarun Chugh, who inspected the preparations Wednesday, Modi will come to the venue on both days.

"A temporary PMO will also be setup at the Ramleela Maidan from where the may attend his routine work. He will remain present on both days of the meeting," Chugh said.

This temporary office will have all the facilities as available at the (PMO). The entire area will be wi-fi-covered, separate lounges have been set up for chief ministers and ministers of BJP-ruled states, he said.

Another temporary office is being set up for Amit Shah, he said.

The meeting will witness around 12,000 delegates gather on January 11-12, said a party statement.

Chug was accompanied by BJP general secretaries and P Muralidhar Rao and leaders of the unit.

The national council meeting of BJP will discuss among other issues, the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

The BJP has formed 24 departments for preparations of the meeting.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 21:15 IST