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Amit Shah meets Ramdev as part of BJP’s ‘contact for support’ campaign

The BJP launched a mega public drive -- ‘sampark for samarthan’, announcing that its 4,000 functionaries will contact one lakh people, who are well-known names in their fields, to spread the word about its works in its tenure.

india Updated: Jun 04, 2018 14:57 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
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Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah (right) with Yoga guru Ramdev, on Monday. (Twitter/@AmitShah)

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Monday met Yoga guru Ramdev, who is associated with the Patanjali group of companies, as part of his party’s “contact for support” campaign and shared the Modi government’s achievements with him.

“I met yoga guru Swami Ramdev as part of ‘Sampark for Samarthan’ programme and informed him about the Narendra Modi-led government’s achievements and public welfare policies in its four years of rule,” Shah tweeted.

Following its government’s fourth anniversary on May 26, the BJP launched a mega public drive -- ‘sampark for samarthan’, announcing that its 4,000 functionaries will contact one lakh people, who are well-known names in their fields, to spread the word about its works in its tenure.

Shah will contact 50 people, the party had said.

Launching the exercise, he met former army chief Dalbir Singh Suhag and Subhash Kashyap on May 29. He also met cricket legend Kapil Dev later.

Shah earlier said the campaign was aimed at informing people about various government initiatives, which have resulted in lifting people’s living standards as a lot of work had been done to remove the problems people faced in villages and to help the poor live a better life.

First Published: Jun 04, 2018 14:53 IST