BJP sets 'Mazboot vs Mazboor' sarkar narrative for 2019 polls

The resolution moved by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari stressed on electoral choice for people between "Mazboot or Mazboor (strong or weak)" government at the Centre.

Published: 12th January 2019 06:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th January 2019 06:47 PM   |  A+A-

New Delhi Union Transport Minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari addresses on the second day of the two-day BJP National Convention at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi Saturday Jan 12 2019. (Photo | PTI)

Express News Service

NEW DELHI: The BJP has vowed to seize electoral narrative and set agenda for the Lok Sabha elections, with the national convention of the saffron outfit adopting a political resolution which singled out leadership to be the top plank for the polls.

The resolution moved by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari stressed on electoral choice for people between "Mazboot or Mazboor (strong or weak)" government at the Centre. Moving the political resolution in the concluding session of the national convention of the BJP at the Ramlila Ground, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari argued that Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) are coming together in Uttar Pradesh due to fears of BJP's might.

"Even after their alliance, we will trounce them on the ground," Gadkari asserted while arguing that the BJP should be credited for old enemies joining hands. Taking part in the discussion on the political resolution, Union Finance Minister spelt out six planks for the BJP workers to hit the ground in the elections. "It's to the advantage of the BJP if Lok Sabha election is held on the plank of leadership.

In Narendra Modi, the BJP has a decisive leadership against unknowns in the Opposition camp," Jaitely stressed while adding that the workers should take the statistics to engage people in conversations on the performance of the NDA government.

Additionally, Jaitley said, the election time gives an opportunity to the BJP workers to raise core issue of the party, including measures against the practice of triple talaq and Ram temple, besides the party's ideology.

"You (BJP workers) should set the electoral narrative and election agenda and struggle on the ground with statistics against grand-alliance, while reminding the deeds of governments headed by Choudhary Charan Singh, V P Singh, H D Deve Gowda, and I K Gujaral," said Jaitley. Lastly, the minister said that Lok Sabha elections would be a test of organisational strength. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who drafted the political resolution, stressed on "Mazboot versus Mazboor" government at the Centre while noting that the people have rejected weak choices.

The political resolution also summed up the report card of the Modi government at the Centre, while listing out achievements in all sectors, including employment generation. "A total of 15.26 crore small and very small businesses have got Rs 7.29 lakh crore of loans, including 50 per cent first-timers, which created employment opportunities for crores of people," the resolution noted. Taking part in the discussion, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath claimed that "opportunistic and casteist" parties are forming alliances to stop the good work being done by the BJP government in the state.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp