Amit Shah Coming by Month-end

Published: 03rd August 2014 08:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd August 2014 08:28 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Making it clear that the BJP state unit as well as its national leadership are viewing the upcoming local body elections in the state as a crucial one, party national president Amit Shah who assumed office on July 9 this year will arrive in the state by August end to chalk out the party’s preparations for the local body elections.

Speaking at a news conference, BJP state president V Muralidharan said that no public function had been charted for Amit Shah who is coming to the state for the first time after assuming office.  However, he will be addressing a convention of the party leaders in which media also will be allowed entry.

The state office-bearers meeting to be convened on August 5 will discuss the details of his programme.

Muralidharan said he had met Amit Shah last week and their talks were focused on the necessity of preparations for the local body elections. He had been asked to chart out a clear-cut programme for the elections by October this year.

Asked about the prospects of getting a national-level assignment in the party organisation or in the government, Muralidharan said that as of now he had no knowledge about such reports appearing  in the media. “I have been speaking about various issues concerning the people of the state for the last four-and-a-half years. But you people keep on asking me when I will be  quitting this post,” he said.

Referring to the NDA Govt’s   refusal to sign the WTO treaty citing that it would be affecting the Indian farmers and small-scale  traders, Muralidharan asked  the Left parties in the state whether they would still propagate the falsehood that BJP was following the same economic policies of the Congress-led UPA Govt.

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