Gadkari tells Bihar leaders to prepare party roadmap for polls
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Last Updated: Friday, January 22, 2010, 00:04
New Delhi: With an eye on the October assembly polls in Bihar, BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Thursday held a meeting with party office bearers of the state to chalk out a strategy for better co-ordination with alliance partner JD(U) and to prepare a roadmap for the party.

"Gadkari particularly emphasised on better co-ordination between the government, the elected representatives, the organisation and party workers so that achievements of the party is properly conveyed to the people," BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said after the meeting.

Gadkari asked leaders from Bihar to prepare a roadmap for BJP in the state keeping the forthcoming elections in mind.

The new party president plans to meet the core group of state units of BJP, and Bihar was given priority due to the forthcoming assembly polls.

"Gadkari appreciated the performance of JD(U) and BJP government in Bihar, which has given a big push to state's development, GDP and containment of crime," Prasad said.

BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who is in-charge of party's all-India campaign against price rise, and Bihar Chief Minister Sushil Modi also attended the meeting.

"We discussed how to run the campaign on price rise in an aggressive and effective manner," Naqvi said.

BJP will hold protest demonstrations and strikes in all districts of Bihar on January 25, he added.


First Published: Friday, January 22, 2010, 00:04

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