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Participation of every citizen in G20 will be a message to the world: PM

Sneh Milan ceremony will exchange cultural and social topics of a state so that the people of different states of India will get a chance to know about each other, said PM Modi in his address at the meeting.

Statesman News Service | New Delhi |

Stating that India has emerged as a powerful country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the participation of every citizen of the country in G20 should be a message to the whole world.

The Prime Minister, who inaugurated a two-day meeting of national office-bearers at the BJP headquarters here, also mentioned about vibrant border villages, ‘Sneh Milan’ to connect to these villages and booth empowerment.

Briefing the media about PM Modi’s closed-door meeting, BJP national vice president Raman Singh said: “PM Modi discussed various topics. He discussed the vibrant border village. He said a ‘Sneh Milan’ should be organised and for that a campaign be run to connect these villages culturally.”

“Sneh Milan ceremony will exchange cultural and social topics of a state so that the people of different states of India will get a chance to know about each other,” said PM Modi in his address at the meeting.

Raman Singh further informed: “Booth empowerment will be discussed in the meeting. All the office-bearers will discuss and plan how to empower every booth.”

Mentioning the G20 event in his address, PM Modi said that India has emerged as a powerful country in the world. Participation of every citizen of India in G20 should be a message to the whole world.”

Other topics were discussed in the meeting like Kashi Tamil Sangam. The officer-bearers will also deliberate on the strategies and preparations for the state Assembly elections next year
and General Elections 2024.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi arrived in the national capital after casting his vote in the Assembly elections of Gujarat and was welcomed by BJP national president JP Nadda at the party headquarters.

Modi, Nadda and other leaders attended the opening session of the two-day national office bearers’ meeting of the BJP at the party headquarters in the national capital.

Besides, the national office bearers of the party, in-charge and co-in-charge of all the states, state presidents and organization General Secretaries of all states have also been called for the meeting.

Presided over by Nadda, the meeting will deliberate on the strategies and preparations for the state Assembly elections next year, sources said.

Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, along with three north-eastern states — Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya — will go to the polls next year. Various organisational activities from booth committees will also be discussed, sources said.

According to the party sources, the meeting has been called to discuss the strategy and preparations for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Also in attendance are National General Secretaries Dushyant Gautam, Bhupender Yadav, Baijayant Panda, Tarun Chugh, and CT Ravi.

In addition, BJP state president of UP Bhupendra Chaudhary, Uttarakhand unit party president Mahendra Bhatt and other state unit presidents are also participating in the meeting.

A senior BJP leader said: “In view of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and 2023 Vidhan Sabha elections, the government’s achievements and strategies for strengthening the organisation will be shared and discussed. The functioning of the organisation will also be reviewed in the meeting.”

Considering India’s G-20 presidency a major achievement, the party will also outline programmes linked with it to apprise the people about the country’s growing global influence under the leadership of PM Modi, he said further.

With the Assembly elections in Gujarat coming to an end, the BJP is now looking to focus on Telangana for the polls due next year.

As part of its preparations, the saffron party is planning to use the services of its top leadership to bolster the prospects in the state.

The BJP national president will visit Telangana on December 16 to address a public meeting marking the culmination of the fifth phase of the ‘Praja Sangram Yatra’ of BJP state president Bandi Sanjay Kumar.

Nadda will address the meeting in Karimnagar, the Lok Sabha constituency represented by Bandi Sanjay.

With Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s daughter and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) legislator K Kavitha’s name figuring in the Enforcement Directorate (ED) probe in the Delhi liquor policy scam and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) also serving her notice in connection with the same case, the BJP is apparently looking to step up the attack on the TRS on its home turf.