Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP chalks out poll strategy in Himachal, will hold 400 rallies across state
Eyeing a victory in all the four Lok Sabha constituencies in Himachal Pradesh, the state BJP has named Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah among dozens of star campaigners and plans to hold around 400 election rallies across the state.Updated: Mar 14, 2019 12:17 IST
Hindustan Times, Shimla
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh has drawn up an elaborate election strategy to reach out every household in the hill state in the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Eyeing a victory in all the four parliamentary seats in the state, the BJP has named Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah among dozens of star campaigners and plans to hold around 400 election rallies across Himachal Pradesh.
State BJP chief Satpal Singh Satti said the party would organise workshops for BJP workers in all the four parliamentary constituencies. “There are 256 zila parishad wards in Himachal and the party will hold rallies in the all of them,” he said.
Satti said the party’s campaign would focus on publicising the achievements of the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre and the state government.
Meanwhile, All India Congress Committee (AICC)-incharge for Himachal Pradesh Rajni Patil and co-incharge Gurkirat Kotli on Wednesday met party leaders from the state in Chandigarh to finalise candidates for the four Lok Sabha seats in hill state.
Himachal Congress legislature party leader Mukesh Agnihotri, former state party chief Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu and frontrunners for the ticket for Kangra seat—former ministers Sudhir Sharma and GS Bali— were present.
Patil and Kotli gathered feedback and opinions on the two ticket aspirants.
First Published: Mar 14, 2019 12:16 IST