Amit Shah says BJP aiming at ‘capturing’ southern states

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015,19:14 IST By metro vaartha A A A

Puducherry | Bharathiya Janata Party (BJP) national President Amit Shah today said  the victory of BJP was the victory of the unity and development of the country.
Addressing  party workers here during his first visit to Puducherry, he said the party is striving hard to establish itself as a force to reckon with in southern states, viz Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala and Andhra.
Mr Shah listed out the major programmes launched by Modi Government in the last 15 months and reiterated his party’s commitment to development. He exhorted party workers to work hard so that the party could win the next  Assembly election  in Puducherry with its alliance partners.
Amit Shah had a closed door meeting with Chief Minister N Rangasamy earlier. R Randhakrishnan MP too was present at the meeting.
Later, the BJP leader met captains of industry in the Union Territory. He interacted with them and took note of their views in various issues. He said the party is aware of the great expectations  of people had in Modi Government. He assured them all that will be realised before the party face people in the next general election.
The national President had a busy itinerary in the Union Territory. He offered prayers at the Nataraja Temple in Chidambaram in the morning. Later he found time to visit Aurobindo Ashram in the city. The visit of BJP President acquired added significance in the background of the Rajya Sabha election. The term of the lone member Rajya Sabha from Puducherry, P Kannan will be over in October.
Amit Shah was accompanied by Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan, Tamil Nadu Pary chief Tamil Isai Soundararjan, Mahesh Giri MP, Party Gen Secretary Muralidhara Rao and state party president  R Visweswaran.

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