NEW DELHI: Formally kicking in the saffron party’s election campaign for the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday asked party workers to gear up and work hard for the elections.
“The only rival of the party in the state is your laziness, walk into the electoral battle the victory is yours,” he said. Shah also said that the victory of the BJP in four states had proved that the performance of Modi Government was quite satisfactory.
“Modi Government had taken important decisions for Delhi, including regularisation of unauthorised colonies. We shall form government in Delhi with a clear majority and the conditions are favourable,” he told party workers. To give a boost to grassroots workers,Modi is scheduled to address a rally at Ramlila Maidan here on January 10 as the party has decided to contest the Delhi Assembly polls under Modi’s leadership.
“I want a BJP Government with a clear majority in Delhi. Micro managing and booth level planning in the key to winning. This Vijay Rath (Victory Chariot) that started after the Lok Sabha elections should not stop in Delhi,” Shah added. He further said, “Party workers should highlight the various Central schemes like Jan Dhan Yojna and work carried out by Modi in the last six months.”
The meeting, which began at around 2pm, focused on various issues pertaining to Delhi and the preparation of the party for the polls. Besides some 500 BJP workers from the state, the gathering included leaders like Mahesh Giri, Udit RajMP and Union Minister Harshvardhan ,party’s Delhi incharge Prabhat Jha, Jagdish Mukhi , Menakshi Lekhi, former Delhi BJP chief Vijay Goel MP, Ramesh Bidhuri MP and Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay.
The team includes Goel, existing president Upadhyay, Bidhuri and state leaders Ashish Sood, Rekha Gupta, Maange Ram Garg, Mukhi, Vijay Sharma, Anil Jain and V K Malhotra.