BJP national executive meet: Party not to take any decision on UP CM candidate?

The executive meet will be be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah among other senior leaders.

Updated: Jun 12, 2016, 10:07 AM IST
BJP national executive meet: Party not to take any decision on UP CM candidate?

Allahabad: With an eye on the crucial Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national executive will begin its two-day meet here from today. 

The executive meet will be be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah among other senior leaders. The Prime Minister will address a Parivartan Rally in Allahabad as soon as the National Executive concludes today.

According to ANI report, BJP posters is seen all across Allahabad ahead of party's 2-day National Executive meeting.

The broad idea behind the meet is to highlight the achievements of the Narendra Modi government in the last two years and the alleged corruption of the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh. The meeting will also discuss what the BJP says is the deteriorating law and order, corruption and misrule in Uttar Pradesh.

Earlier, there were speculations that Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be projected as the party`s chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh. However, the possibility was denied by the Home Minister on Saturday.

According to News18, the UP chief ministerial candidate issue is not likely to figure in Allahabad. In fact, the party will not have any discussion regarding projection of Uttar Pradesh chief ministerial candidate in the national executive meet. 

The meet will primarily focus on listing achievements of Modi government in the last two years and expanding the party base in the country.