Tandon meets Modi, apprises him of city's political scenario
The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi sought feedback on Chandigarh's political scenario in the wake of forthcoming Lok Sabha elections during a meeting with local party president Sanjay Tandon at the city airport on Sunday.Updated: Feb 16, 2014 22:03 IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi sought feedback on Chandigarh's political scenario in the wake of forthcoming Lok Sabha elections during a meeting with local party president Sanjay Tandon at the city airport on Sunday.
Tandon met Modi during his brief halt at the Chandigarh airport while on his way to address a rally at Sujanpur in Himachal Pradesh.
Tandon was flanked by local party workers when he had gone to meet Modi.
Convener, media cell, BJP, Chandigarh, Ravinder Pathania said Tandon apprised Modi about the success of ongoing 'Ek note, Kamal par vote' campaign for which the party was receiving a 'good response' from the residents.
Tandon also invited Modi to visit Chandigarh soon.
Modi was also shown boxes being used for the 'Ek note, Kamal Par Vote' campaign.
Tandon also briefed Modi about 'missed call' campaign, wherein a toll free would be introduced to connect with the masses. Modi was also told about the people's experiences on 'chai pe charcha' campaign in the city.
Tandon informed Modi that tea vendors of the city had confirmed their full support and people too shared their ideas on politics over the events held by party.
BJP campaigns in rural areas
The BJP on Sunday carried out its 'Ek note, Kamal par vote' campaign in the rural areas of Chandigarh.
While heading the campaign, local BJP unit president Sanjay Tandon appealed to the party workers to spread BJP's prime ministerial
candidate Narendra Modi's vision among the rural folks.
Tandon said it was very important for any political leader to guard the interest of the villagers. “Through our house-to-house campaign, we are trying to reach to the hearts of the common man. If BJP comes to power, then we will make plans for the all-round development of the villages of Chandigarh”, he stated.
The campaign was carried out in Chaman Colony, Aman Colony and Ambedkar Colony of Dhanas. The campaign was also held in Sector 15 by the party workers.
BJP launches slogan-writing contest
A Narendra Modi fan club, 'NamoLeague', has started online slogan-writing competition for the publicity of BJP prime ministerial candidate.
Campaign convener Priya Ranjan said people from all walks of life could participate in the competition that would start on February 17 and continue till March 5.
The names of winners will be announced on March 8 and they will be awarded with various items engraved with Modi's name.
First Published: Feb 16, 2014 21:27 IST