BJP’s key planks for 2019 polls: Social justice, national security & Modi Govt’s welfare measures

NEW DELHI: The issues of social justice with an eye on Dalits and backward castes, national security, especially NRC, and welfare schemes of the Modi Government emerged as the main poll planks for the BJP as it held a meeting of its chief ministers here to strategise for upcoming elections to state assemblies and Lok Sabha.

At the day-long meeting of BJP chief ministers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi listed a number of decisions and legislations effected by his Government benefiting all sections of society, particularly Dalits, Other Backward Communities, the poor and farmers.

Briefing reporters on the meeting attended by 14 of the 15 BJP chief ministers, several Union ministers and party president Amit Shah, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said party leaders discussed preparations in every state for the parliamentary elections and also upcoming assembly polls in three states.

“We have taken a pledge that we will win the Lok Sabha polls with a majority bigger than the one we had in the 2014 polls. We will also ensure our victory in three state polls,” he said. (AGENCIES)