Bhartiya Janta Party has planned to organize 10 big meetings of its senior leaders and union ministers as a part of its campaign to aware people about the repeal of Article 370.
The party is also expected to hold a meeting in Srinagar. The saffron party has previously launched its Jan Jagran Abhiyan as a public awareness campaign to aware people about the abrogation of Article 370. Under the campaign, the party is aiming to hold around 370 small meetings on the issue. The meeting is also targeted to reach out to the eminent personalities of the region.
Six such meetings are slated to take place in Jammu and Kashmir region. Two of them have already been organized in Kathua and Udhampur which were addressed by Union Minister Jitendra Singh. It is speculated that two meetings will be held at Baramulla and Anantnag.
According to the party sources, the party’s vice-president Shyam Jaju will hold one meeting. Union Minister Kiren Rijiju, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and VK Singh are also expected to head these meetings. Gujarat and Tamil Nadu have been picked up as the destination for the meetings too.
The party has also formed a special committee to carry out this campaign that includes prominent names like Pralhad Joshi, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Dharmendra Pradhan, and Jitendra Singh. Head of the committee is party’s working president Jagat Prakash Nadda. B L Santhosh (General Secretary), Baijayant Panda (Vice-president), Y Satya Kumar (National secretary), MP Tejaswi Surya, MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, and Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore are also the members of this committee.
Modi government had abrogated the special status (Article 370) of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the valley state into 2 Union Territories. Since then, the party is trying to reach out to different sections of the nation to explain the government’s stand on the issue.