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BJP Parliamentary meeting, to take stock of state poll debacles, underway

To stake stock of the recent debacle in state polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is currently holding its Parliamentary meeting in the national capital on Thursday. 

BJP Parliamentary meeting, to take stock of state poll debacles, underway
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To stake stock of the recent debacle in state polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is currently holding its Parliamentary meeting in the national capital on Thursday. 

The meet, which was held in the Parliament library building in New Delhi, was attended by PM Narendra Modi, BJP Chief Amit Shah, Union Ministers Sushma Swaraj, Prakash Javadekar, Kiren Rijiju, Ravi Shankar Prasad, senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani. The party faced its' biggest setback in the five-state poll results since it stormed to power at the Centre in 2014. 

The meeting will be held in two phases. The first was the Parliamentary committee meeting that began at 9:30 am. The second meeting will start at 2 pm and is likely to continue for seven hours. The state presidents and in-charges of BJP are likely to attend the meets.

BJP emerged as the second largest party following a nerve-wracking finish in Madhya Pradesh, winning 109 seats, as opposed to Congress' 114 seats, after 15 long years. The party also lost its ruling position in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan.