The BJP Nationwide Sampark and Janjagran Abhiyaan to spread awareness about the benefits of abrogating Article 370 & 35A, began after the party National President and union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah and BJP Working President Shri JP Nadda along with Union Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan met former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Shri Jagmohan on September 03, 2019 in New Delhi. The meeting lasted for about 30 minutes.
Shri Jagmohan (91) is known for his uncompromising stand on the Kashmir issue. He was a minister in the first BJP-led NDA government headed by Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Shri Jagmohan is also a former Indian civil servant and had served as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi and Goa, as well as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir.
The BJP has embarked on a month-long exercise to seek people’s support on the decision to end Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, with its leaders and workers asked to fan out across the country to hold meetings.
As per the plans of the party the Jan Jagaran Abhiyan on Article 370 will be conducted in 370 places including 35 major cities, making it a total of 405 places across the country.
The Sampark Abhiyan is all about explaining why Article 370 was abrogated and its consequences. Two highly prominent people from different regions across the country will explain regarding the same. The campaign will be concluded on September 30.
Under this campaign, several programs will be concluded as well as BJP leaders will meet 2,000 prominent people in the country.
Shri Amit Shah along with Shri JP Nadda will continue to participate in the programs to maintain enthusiasm among the workers and to make the campaign successful across the country while Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi can also participate in any of the events in 35 main cities.
Noteworthy, the Union government on August 05 abrogated provisions of Article 370 which accorded special status to Jammu and Kashmir and reorganised the state into Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.