In first of its kind, the state unit of BJP today became the only political party in Jammu and Kashmir to begin a monthly news magazine.
The first issue of the magazine titled "BJP Update" was released by BJP state president, Shamsher Singh Manhas, at a function held at party headquarters here.
"The magazine will help in educating the party cadre as well as common masses about the ideology and goals of the BJP", Manhas said.
"It will also offer resume of party's activities during the preceding month at different levels in the state", he said.
In addition, the magazine will contain information about the party's upcoming programmes and major decisions taken during the working committee meetings at central and state levels, the BJP leader said.
National executive member and chief spokesperson Jitendra Singh congratulating the editorial team of the news magazine said, "This has set a new precedent and will help convincing the people of Jammu and Kashmir that every policy or stance of BJP in the state is based on sound academic spade work".
Meanwhile, editor Rajnish Jain informed that the magazine will be brought out regularly every month and will be ensured that it reaches each and every corner of the state.