Rajnath, Sushma, Uma, Naidu address meetings
BHOPAL: The top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party joined election campaigning in the state on Wednesday. BJP national president Rajnath Singh, leader of opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, former national president Venkaiyah Naidu and Nitin Gadkari, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley, former chief minister Uma Thin presence of locals in a public meeting of BJP national spokesman Prakash Javdekar organised in support of the party candidate ex- MLA Chandrashekhar Deshmukh at Multai on Wednesday.
The election campaign of the BJP, started in all the fifty districts across the state. In some meetings, the turnout of public was immense while in some areas, it turned out to be a flop show. In the meeting addressed by BJP national spokesman Prakash Jawdekar in Multai of Betul district, the audience comprised of merely 100 persons.
Jawdekar was sent to address a meeting here as Multai is known to have majority of Marathi speaking people but the idea did not click.
BJP spokesman Rajiv Pratap Rudy maintains that election campaign has been launched at a time to make favourable atmosphere in support of the party candidates.
BJP pulled state out of BIMARU league: Jaitley
Arun Jaitley addressing a public meeting at Mandideep on Wednesday, said that the progressive policies of the party had turned Madhya Pradesh, which was termed as ‘ BIMARU’ state, into a fast developing state. He claimed that the title of BIMARU state was a proof of Congress government’s failure in the state.
Jaitley said that the party, its leadership and chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan deserves appreciation as they have presented a model of development and good governance.
He urged the public to make the BJP candidate Surendra Patwa victorious in the assembly elections and contribute in making Madhya Pradesh a leading state in the country.
Jaitley said the BJP government in the state has changed the scenario as today 52,000 villages in the state have electricity, there is growth in agriculture sector, industries and businesses are on rise. He gave credit to the state government for making the infrastructure strong and economic development. Jaitley alleged that the Congress led Central government has failed on all fronts as the people of the country are reeling under inflation and corruption. Former chief minister Sunderlal Patwa and senior office bearers of the party also addressed on the occasion.