As part of its mass outreach program, Bharatiya Janata Party National President and Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah on July 6, 2019 launched a mega membership drive in Telangana.
The party has set a goal to double the membership in Telangana this time (36 lakh from current 18 lakh members).
After launching the drive Shri Amit Shah reached Ranganayakula Thanda, Mamidipalli Village, Near Pahadi Shareef of Ranga Reddy District and inducted tribal woman Jatvathi Soni Naik into the party.
Later Shri Shah tweeted “I am deeply touched by her warmth and hospitality.”
Shri Amit Shah, who visited the humble family of Soni Naik, was offered Upma and tea which he ate while discussing the problems faced by the locality.
The mega membership drive in Telangana, which is called as gateway of South India is significant as the party is aiming to strengthen itself in the state by 2023.
BJP has set a target to achieve 36 lakh members in Telangana from existing 18 lakh members.
The BJP is roping in 8,000 leaders for the mega membership drive which will ensure the BJP reaches out to all 32,000 booths in the state.
Recently, former MP CM and party National Vice-President Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is the national head of party membership drive, had visited Hyderabad to review BJP’s status in the state where it has won 4 MPs.
BJP National General Secretary Shri P Muralidhar Rao, Union Minister of State of Home Affairs Shri G Kishan Reddy, Party state President Dr. K Laxman, local MLC Shri N Ramchender Rao, MLA Shri T Raja Singh and others participated in the program.
Meanwhile BJP National Secretary and State Co-in-charge Shri Sunil Deodhar launched a similar membership drive in Guntur of Andhra Pradesh where party is also gaining momentum after four TDP Rajya Sabha MPs joined the BJP.