In his inaugural address at the BJP national executive, Shah said the current president, vice president and the prime minister had reached their position due to their work, despite their humble origins.
Shah said the economy was stronger under this government than it was under the UPA and cited figures to make his point, Union minister Piyush Goyal told reporters while briefing them on the party president's speech.
While addressing a press conference, BJP leader and union minister Piyush Goel said the government is relentlessly working in the interests of the poor.
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# Prominent points of Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Yojna-Saubhagya launched by PM Modi
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#The Govt is relentlessly working in the interests of the poor: Piyush Goel
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address party leaders and workers on birth anniversary of Hindutva icon Deen Dayal Upadhyaya at Talkatora stadium on Monday.
Modi may use the opportunity to highlight his government's pro-poor measures and other policy decisions.
He will address the party's elected lawmakers-close to 1,400 MLAs, 337Ps and all MLCs, besides its core group leaders from states and others.
BJP general secretary Bhupendra Yadav said the party has also dedicated the year to the 'welfare of the poor' and the government has taken various initiatives on this front while curbing corruption.