Gearing up for 2019 Lok Sabha and assembly polls in Haryana, the ruling Bhartiya Janta Party in the state on Wednesday asked its MLAs to stay in their assembly constituencies and organize various programmes to connect with people at grassroot level.
The directions were issued during the meeting of BJP MLAs chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal here.
During the meeting, the party also chalked out a plan to hold various programmes from September to October to reach out to the public.
The BJP led Haryana Government, which is set to complete four years in office in October, also decided to hold a rally in Karnal on November 1. Earlier, the rally was proposed to be held on October 28.
Discussions were also held on decisions taken during BJP national executive meet held recently in New Delhi.
Besides, the MLAs were asked to listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme. They have also been asked to disseminate government’s achievements among general public during various events.
Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala, while talking to the mediapersons after the meeting said that a mega rally is proposed to be held in Karnal on November 1 to celebrate four years anniversary of BJP led Haryana Government.
We will invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party national president Amit Shah and other central leaders for the rally, he said.
During the meeting, discussion was held on the past four years tenure of the BJP Government in Haryana, he added.
The first time MLA, Manohar Lal Khattar had taken oath as the first Chief Minister of the BJP Government in the state on October 26 in 2014.
Besides a mega rally, the completion of four years tenure of BJP in Haryana would also witness a whirlwind of activity including an ad blitzkrieg and big government events to highlight its achievements.
Barala also said that the party has planned to hold ‘Kavyanjali’, a poetry recitation programme on September 16 in all assembly constituencies to pay rich tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Apart from this, Seva Saptah will be observed from September 17, the birthday of Prime Minister Modi to September 25, birth anniversary of Deendayal Upadhyaya. Various programmes will be organized across the state during the entire week, he said.
To celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, programmes will be held from October 2 to 22 across Haryana. For successful conduct of all these programmes, the MLAs have been asked to stay in their constituencies, Barala added.