BJP Will Try to Come to Power in Odisha in 2019 : Naidu
Apr 21 2017 by Desiree Burns
Shah said change should be brought in a way that other parties also feel compelled to change their thought process and start thinking on positive lines.
"But the BJP is yet to be at its peak". Nearly three decades after Patnaik made this statement, the BJP is signing pan-India.
PM Modi lights the lamp at the meet venue as top BJP leaders LK Advani, Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley look on.
Mr. Gadkari said, during the meeting, Muslim women who are facing difficulties on the issue of triple talaq, was also discussed. The opposition, he said, "should not find fault with EVMs and use it as an excuse for the losses they have suffered".
"Such talks are not only about accepting defeat honestly but to dishonour the Election Commission", he said.
"The main theme of the Prime Minister's address was socio-economic transformation of India, good and corruption-free governance".
When his government took over, India s revenue receipt stood at Rs 13 lakh crore which has shot up to Rs 20 lakh crore now, he said, hoping it should be over Rs 26 lakh crore by 2019, when the term of his government ends. Why don't he (Kejriwal) and hack it. "Today, that plank has shifted to the BJP", HRD minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters on the sidelines of the meeting.
Shah, who was felicitated with a garland of 74 lotus flowers, symbolizing the halfway mark in the 147-member Odisha assembly yesterday asserted the BJP's golden era will commence when it will have the Chief Ministers in every state. "Shah will extensively tour the country till September".
The BJP national president said he would spend three days in Kerala as part of the organisational expansion drive.
Enthused by its resounding victory in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP seems quite confident that it would come to power in Odisha, where it has never been in a commanding position despite being an ally of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for nine years.
Another BJP leader Shazia Ilmi while lauding the Prime Minister's agenda stated that tackling the triple talaq issue at the grass-root level is the only way to solve the issue.
The resolution also called upon party workers to take a pledge to work hard to win the confidence of the people.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik before the 11th Standing Committee meeting of the Inter-State Council in New Delhi. "The people across the country have faith in the Modi government for its pro-poor schemes and policies All efforts were being made to reach benefits to the people across the country", he added.
In what has been termed as the "resurgence" of the party in the state, the BJP won on 294 seats out of the 849 seats that went to the polls, which is nearly 10 times what it won in the last election.
"These indicators, which are all government figures, belie the prime minister's repeated claims of the economy taking off. Modi may claim that the GDP is growing at 7 per cent, but other indicators show a stagnant economy". A huge crowd gathered on both sides of the road to catch a glimpse of Modi.