BJP National President’s Inaugural Address
Bharatiya Janata Party National President Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda on 16 January, 2023 inaugurated the two day BJP National Executive Committee Meeting in the gracious presence of the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at NDMC Convention Centre in New Delhi. The inauguration took place with the lighting of the lamps and welcoming of the participants.
Prior to this, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi participated in a grand road show, which was organised in his honour. After the arrival of Shri Narendra Modi at the meeting venue, BJP National President Shri JP Nadda accorded a rousing welcome to him. Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and former Union Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad briefed the media on these developments and on Shri JP Nadda’s Presidential address.
Addressing the inaugural session, BJP National President Shri JP Nadda emphasised the importance of the electoral calendar for 2023 and their importance for the upcoming General Election in 2024 and asked the party organisation to ensure the BJP’s victory in all the contests. Here we are publishing the highlights of the address for our valued readers:
Bharatiya Janata Party National President Shri JP Nadda in his inspirational address exhorted the party cadre to pull out all the stops for the forthcoming assembly elections and set the target of winning polls in each of the nine states that will elect new assemblies this year. Talking to the media about BJP National President’s address, former Union Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad said the party National President referred to the upcoming state elections as a precursor to the 2024 general elections.
“In his inaugural address Shri JP Nadda said 2023 is a crucial year for the BJP as it will have to contest elections in nine states. He exhorted the cadre to ensure that the party does not lose even a single poll. He told the cadre to ensure that the party wins all the assembly polls that are a prelude to the 2024 general election”.
–The BJP, which won the 2014 general elections and the 2019 general elections with a massive majority, has set itself the target of winning the 2024 polls with an even bigger mandate.
–To increase its tally and vote share, the party has identified 160 Lok Sabha constituencies where it needs to sharpen outreach to perform better and is undertaking a massive exercise to strengthen its presence in over one lakh booths across the country.
–The party had issued a directive to strengthen the party at 72,000 booths where it was weak. Today, the party workers have already covered 1.30 lakh booths.
–Shri Nadda also spoke on the issue of elections – the victory of the BJP in Gujarat is extraordinary and historic. He said in Gujarat the PM Shri Narendra Modi led from the front.
–He asked the poll bound states to emulate the work done by the party workers in Gujarat.
–In Telangana our workers are striving very hard. The way our workers are putting in efforts, we will form a government in the state, he said.
–Shri Nadda addressed the concerns of the marginalised and said will continue to ensure that benefits reach the “last man in the queue”.
It is a matter of great pride for us that we are ahead of England in terms of economic growth. ‘Made in India is progressing; our defence deals are transparent and imports have considerably fallen.
–On February 13, a programme on a grand scale will be conducted to celebrate the life of Swami Dayanand Saraswati, who had advocated addressing the concerns of the last man in the queue.
–India’s growing clout internationally, its improved indices and economic growth were also referred to in Shri Nadda’s address.
–Shri JP Nadda in his address also talked about the ‘Panch Pran’ given by the Prime Minister which includes freedom from traces of the colonial past, holding pride in the tradition of India, commitment to making a developed India, unity in diversity, and making citizens responsible towards the nation.
–Listing some of the achievements, Shri Nadda said India is now the fifth biggest economy of the world, in the world of mobile production it is the second biggest and third largest in car manufacturing.
–It is a matter of great pride for us that we are ahead of England in terms of economic growth, he said.
–‘Made in India is progressing; our defence deals are transparent and imports have considerably fallen, he added.
–The Congress defence minister had said in Parliament that we do not want to build roads along the border as it creates tensions but today, more than 3,600 kms of roads are constructed, Shri JP Nadda said.
–He also highlighted the work culture of ‘New India’ citing the example of the COVID vaccination programme which provided over 220 crore doses.