Northeast to Help BJP Cross 300 Seats in Lok Sabha: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah said that the party would fight the upcoming General Elections on issues like development.

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BJP Chief Amit Shah in Tripura, Agartala
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BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday, 5 January said that the party would fight the upcoming General Election on issues like development, defence and self-respect of the country.

He expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would come back to power and the BJP will win more than 300 seats.

The saffron party had won 282 seats in the 2014 poll, more than the magic number required for forming a government.

“As far as the issue of Ram Mandir is concerned, Congress does not want the case to be settled fast. According to the announcement of the BJP, we want Ram Mandir built, but within the structure of law.”
Amit Shah, BJP Chief

He said, there would be drastic changes in the poll scenario in West Bengal where BJP would win more than 23 seats out of the total 42 seats.

He also claimed that his party would win 21 seats out of 25 seats in the northeastern region of the country.

Coming down heavily on efforts of the anti-BJP parties to come together, Shah said, the Mahagathbandhan of Congress can give rise to a helpless government, whereas BJP can form a strong government under the leadership of Modi.

The Modi government has conducted huge developmental works throughout the country, but what is remarkable is strengthening the security and defence of the country, he said.

Shah said, when enemies attack soldiers of America or Israel, they immediately retaliate. India is now the third country in the world after America and Israel, which retaliates to enemy attacks, he said.

The BJP Chief also claimed that Prime Minister Modi has set a precedent of a strong India by holding surgical strikes in Pakistan.

Shah kicked off the election campaign at the Swami Vivekananda Maidan in Agartala by addressing 50,000 Panna Promukhs and other party workers.

During his address, Amit Shah Saturday appealed to the people of Tripura to ensure BJP’s victory with a huge margin in the two Lok Sabha seats from the state.

“Prime Minister Modi works 18 hours a day. He comes from a poor family and works tirelessly for the country. After five years in the office, nobody can raise a single allegation against him. Only he can lead a strong government.”
Amit Shah, BJP Chief

He launched a scathing attack against the Congress-led alliance and said that they have neither policy nor leader.

“What is the neeti (policy) of this alliance? Who is its neta (leader)? Who will run their government? So, build close coordination with every single person in the state and make sure that both Lok Sabha seats from Tripura are gifted to Narendra Modiji in 2019,” he said.

Among others, BJP General Secretary Ram Madhab, and state in-charge Sunil Deodhar and Chief Minister Biplab Kumar also spoke at the meet.

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