BJP to hold six rallies in UP

Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday decided to hold six big rallies in Uttar Pradesh soon in preparation for the state assembly polls and propagate the benefits for farmers contained in the recent budget.

The decision was taken at a high-level meeting of the BJP, addressed by the party in-charge and national vice-president Om Mathur here.

The public rallies would be held at Mau, Allahabad, Lucknow, Moradabad and Jehanabad in Kanpur and they will be addressed by the BJP’s national president Amit Shah and union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

The organisational meeting also appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the crop insurance scheme rolled out for farmers.

State spokesman Manoj Mishra said it was also decided that the party leaders would explain the nuances of the budget to the people at the grassroots level and make them aware of how the budget would ring in development and prosperity in rural India.

A meeting of all party MP’s from the state has been convened in New Delhi on March 14, scheduled to be addressed by Amit Shah.

It was also decided that April 6, the party’s foundation day would be celebrated as ‘Samarpan Diwas’ and on April 14, the birth anniversary of B.R. Ambedkar will be celebrated in all districts of Uttar Pradesh with fanfare.