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PM Modi to address concluding session of BJP National Executive meeting in New Delhi

The two-day National Executive meeting began at NDMC Convention Centre in New Delhi yesterday

PM Modi to address concluding session of BJP National Executive meeting in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the concluding session of the BJP National Executive meeting today, January 17.

The two-day National Executive meeting began at NDMC Convention Centre in New Delhi yesterday. BJP President J. P. Nadda inaugurated the meeting.

In his inaugural address on the first day of the meeting, Mr. Nadda called upon the Party leaders and workers to leave no stone unturned to ensure BJP's victory in the upcoming assembly elections in nine States this year.

The Party President noted that the ongoing year is very important in the prelude to the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

He also asked them to learn from Prime Minister Narendra Modi the way he worked in the recently held Gujarat Assembly polls.

Briefing media about the first day of the meeting, senior party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad quoted Mr. Nadda as saying that the BJP's victory in the Gujarat Assembly elections is historic and extraordinary.

Mr. Nadda said, 72 thousand booths were identified in 100 Lok Sabha constituencies where the BJP was weak but the party has reached out to one lakh 30 thousand booths in the areas to strengthen the party base.

He in his address also talked about the Panch Pran given by the Prime Minister which includes freedom from traces of the colonial past, holding pride in the tradition of India, commitment to making a developed India, unity in diversity, and making citizens responsible towards the nation.

He also highlighted the work culture of New India citing the example of the COVID vaccination programme which provided over 220 crore doses.

The Party president also remarked that India has become the fifth-largest economy in the world by surpassing the UK.

Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad also informed that Mr Nadda said, it is for the first time that the President of India has come from a tribal community adding that the BJP has given respect to deprived sections of the society.

Yesterday, January 16, addressing another press conference in the evening, Union Minister and senior Party leader Nirmala Sitharaman informed that the National Executive Meeting also discussed a political resolution over nine points moved by Union Minister Kiren Rijiju.

She informed that the first discussion was on how opposition parties are using alleged derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP to present a negative campaign.

She said, the opposition has levelled false allegations against Mr. Modi over the issue of Pegasus, Rafale, Enforcement Directorate, Central Vista, Reservation and Demonetisation but all their allegations were rejected by the Court.

Ms Sitharaman said, during the meeting it was discussed that India’s image on the global stage is very high by the efforts of the Prime Minister be it G20, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or UN Security Council leadership for a short period. She said, the national executive also thanked Mr. Modi for the global acceptance of the G20 mantra under India’s presidency of One Earth, One Family and One Future.

Sitharaman also informed that during the meeting, a briefing on party activities of Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya and Karnataka was also held.

Earlier, ahead of the start National Executive meeting, a roadshow was organised from Patel Chowk to the meeting venue led by Prime Minister Modi.

A large number of people and party workers were seen gathered along the road welcoming the Prime Minister by showering flowers and petals on him. Mr Modi greeted them by waving his hands.

The National Executive is also expected to extend the tenure of Mr. Nadda as the Party president.

A mega exhibition based on six different themes including Good Governance First, Inclusive and Empowered India and Vishwa Guru Bharat has been organised at the meeting venue.

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