With an eye on 120+ target, Amit Shah begins groundwork


On the issue of Rohingya refugees the BJP President said, "On the Rohingya issue - whether it is an issue of refugees or infiltrators - the matter is in the Supreme Court".

"The GDP growth came down because a lot of traders cleared their stocks in advance in order to get input tax credit".

Prior to his interaction with the intellectuals, Mr Shah, who arrived here Wednesday afternoon on a three-day visit to the state, met the party's senior leaders and advised them to work them towards getting at least 120 of the 147 seats in the 2019 Assembly elections.

The NEDA is a political coalition that was formed on May 24, 2016 by the BJP, along with regional political parties like the Naga People's Front, the Sikkim Democratic Front, the People's Party of Arunachal, the Asom Gana Parishad and the Bodoland People's Front in north-east India.

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When Paul Lyngdoh and MP Conrad Sangma, leaders from Meghalaya, which is one of the four states in the NE to go to elections, raised the question regarding the matter, senior leader and NDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma intervened and said local customs will be respected.

The BJP Starwalt also hit out at chief minister Naveen Patnaik for celebrating an award given by a news magazine to him. But we are not getting required support from the State to take up the developmental projects. "This govt can do everything to defend the country", said Shah. "As the first step of one-on-one fight, six Trinamool Congress MLAs, along with lakhs of their followers, merged with BJP last month", a BJP leader said.

He said the people associated closely with the government were involved in multi-crore chit fund and mining scams.

"The Modi government has made arrangements for the upliftment of poor dalits and backward classes. Afterwards, there will be follow-up activities and campaigns on the pro-people programmes initiated by the Modi government", Deb added. The BJP is planning to contest on all the assembly seats.