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PM Modi Sounds Poll Bugle for 2019 as BJP National Exec Meet Ends

The BJP has decided to defer the internal elections for a new chief until the next year’s elections.

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(Left to Right): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, BJP President Amit Shah, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and senior leader LK Advani during BJP National Executive Meet in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his valedictory address of the BJP National Executive Meet on Sunday, 9 September, gave “Ajeya Bharat, Atal BJP” as the slogan for the 2019 elections.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh moved a political resolution on the second day of the Meet on Sunday praising PM Modi's 'Vision 2022'. Later in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the valedictory session of the meet.

On Saturday, party president Amit Shah called the united opposition an alliance of lies and falsehood.

Snapshot
  • “The Opposition only believes in ‘Modi roko abhiyan’,” Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday
  • The BJP has decided to fight 2019 LS polls under Amit Shah’s leadership. A source close to the party told The Quint that internal elections for a new chief have been deferred
  • The two-day meeting was by its key leaders from all states and Union territories besides its national leadership

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5:27 PM , 09 Sep

Ravi Shankar Prasad Addresses Media After BJP National Exec Meet

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday, 9 September addressed the media after the conclusion of the BJP National Executive Meet in New Delhi to announce the key points of PM Modi’s valedictory address.

The PM in his address gave “Ajeya Bharat, Atal Bharat” as the slogan for the 2019 elections, said Prasad.

“PM Modi ji paid tribute to Atal ji and called a powerful phrase in his honour, 'Ajay Bharat, Atal BJP'. An India which is not to be subjugated by anyone and BJP which remains firmly committed to its principle,” said Prasad.

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1:11 PM , 09 Sep

Watch: Prakash Javadekar Addresses Media on 2nd Day of BJP National Executive Meet

Addressing the media on the second day of the BJP National Executive Meet, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said:

The Opposition has no agenda or policy, or strategy. They only believe in ‘Modi roko abhiyan’. The people of the country know them well. We will win with an even bigger majority in 2019.
Prakash Javadekar, as quoted by ANI
1:06 PM , 09 Sep
KEY EVENT

Rajnath Singh Moves Political Resolution

Home Minister Rajnath Singh moved a political resolution on the second day of BJP's National Executive Meet on Sunday. Titled 'Vision 2022', the resolution praises PM Modi and talks about his vision of 'New India', where there would no poverty and no one would be shelter-less by 2022.

The resolution also talks about the Jan Dhan Yojna, the NRC and the 'Mahagathbandhan'.

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11:57 AM , 09 Sep
KEY EVENT

PM Modi to Address Valedictory Session of BJP's National Executive Meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing the valedictory session on the second day of the BJP's National Executive Meet in New Delhi on Sunday, 9 September.

Meanwhile, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar will be addressing a press conference at 12:30 pm.


Published: 08 Sep 2018, 10:18 AM IST
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