BJP to hold 90 nukkad jansabhas today
Going ahead with its Assembly polls preparations, Delhi BJP will organise 90 nukkad jansabhas (street corner meetings) on Monday in which union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti and other senior ministers including Ravi Shankar Prasad and Maneka Gandhi.
New Delhi: Going ahead with its Assembly polls preparations, Delhi BJP will organise 90 nukkad jansabhas (street corner meetings) on Monday in the presence of which union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti and other senior ministers including Ravi Shankar Prasad and Maneka Gandhi.
The party will hold around 350 street corner meetings across the national Capital in the coming week and besides these ministers, actor-turned-MPs Kiron Kher and Paresh Rawal would also address the meetings here.
"This week will see a big show of around 350 BJP's nukkad jansabhas in all corners of Delhi with even senior ministers going to these corner meetings," Delhi BJP said in a statement.
A senior party leader said Sadhvi's episode was now over and the leader would go among the people and apprise them about the work done by the Narendra Modi government.
Party sources also said MPs holding 'nukkad jansabhas' have been advised to avoid giving controversial statements so that opposition could not get another chance to criticise the saffron party.
Besides Sadhvi, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Menaka Gandhi, other top leaders who would hold nukkad jansabhas includes, Najma Hepatullah, Satyanarain Jatia and Thawar Chand Gehlot.
The party has decided to hold nukkad jansabh of Sadhvi in Trilokpuri, which had recently witnessed riots, and New Ashok Nagar area tomorrow.
Sadhvi, a Minister of State for Food Processing, had recently made a controversial remarks, leaving the BJP and the government embarrassed.
She expressed "deep regret" and apologised for her actions but the Opposition has been demanding her sacking.
Meanwhile, Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay has expressed indignation over the incident in which a cab driver had raped a girl in Delhi on Friday night.
Upadhyay has suggested Delhi Police Commissioner that police pickets should check the taxies and other public transport vehicles running in night and when ever females are found travelling alone, policemen should keep a record and tab the drivers.