Lok Sabha polls 2019: BJP will win over 21 seats in Northeast, says Amit Shah

24 March 2018, 04:38 PM
National President of BJP, Amit Shah (File Photo)
National President of BJP, Amit Shah (File Photo)

National President of BJP, Amit Shah said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win more than 21 out of 25 seats in the Northeast in the upcoming Lok Sabha Election while addressing a public rally in Guwahati on Saturday.

“BJP wants to ensure Assam's progress through development. Congress leaders including their party president had visited North East for rallies and had put baseless allegations on us. I want to ask Rahul Gandhi, what did he do for Assam's development in last 10 years,” countered Shah while addressing a Booth President Sammelan.

Recounting his journey from a booth president to the national president, Shah owes its success to the solid foundation and good cadres.

He also praised Sarbananda Sonowal-led BJP government in Assam, the BJP chief said, “The Shri Sarbananda Sonowal led BJP govt in Assam has not only got people’s love but has made groundbreaking achievements in all spheres.”

“The real Assamese hero, CM Sarbananda Sonowal protecting jati, maati and bheti. Implementation of Assam Accord to be carried out in its truest form. CM visits NRC office on May 25, 2016 even before entering his own office,” he added.

“Standing tall on our basic pillars. GREEN ASSAM - Under various schemes, Assam Govt has carried out about 19,000 hectare plantation involving about 4 crore seedlings. 10 Social Forestry Parks also created.

“Fulfilling ideals of Antyodaya. Under Deen Dayal Divyangjan Sahajya Scheme for Person with disabilities (PWDs), 1 lakh divyangjans have been given Rs 5000 each for medical support.

“130 Mobile Medical Units have been sanctioned in Assam, out of which 80 are exclusively for Tea garden areas. So far, a total of 3.76 lakh patients have been treated in 10,214 camps organized by these Mobile Medical Units,” he said.

His visit is aimed at strengthening the party's organisational base in the state.

Shah took part in booth president's convention in Guwahati on Saturday morning.Besides the booth president's, the state party chief, presidents of various wings of the party and other leaders also took part in the convention.

"BJP's victory in the northeastern states has been possible only because of the hard work of the booth presidents," Shah said.

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#01:07 PM: BJP wants to ensure Assam's progress through development. Congress leaders including their party president had visited North East for rallies & had put baseless allegations on us. I want to ask Rahul Gandhi, what did he do for Assam's development in last 10 years?: Amit Shah, BJP.

# 01:00 PM: In the upcoming elections of 2019, the BJP will win more than 21 seats out of the 25 seats (of north east): BJP President

First Published: Saturday, March 24, 2018 02:15 PM
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