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BJP's 'shaktikendra' meet today

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 Dec 2017 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Dec 23: The BJP Assam Pradesh feels that its leaders and cadres in the State will get their pulses racing once it holds the meeting of its shaktikendra conveners in Guwahati on Sunday. The party feels that its power lies in its booths comprising some 6,200 shaktikendras in the State.

Talking to the media at Khapara playground in Guwahati on Saturday, State BJP general secretary Dilip Saikia said: “This meeting is significant for us in many ways in the run-up to the panchayat poll and Lok Sabha election in the State. The pulses of the BJP are felt in Assam among its 6,200 shaktikendras, each comprising four/five booths. We strongly believe that winning the booths is tantamount to winning elections. This meeting is set to send pulses racing among party leaders and cadres in the State. We’re taking this opportunity to make our shaktrikendras know the stance of the party on a number of burning issues in Assam like the Citizenship Amendment Bill.”

Saikia further said: “Dispur has around 30 departments that have various projects and schemes. Through this meeting we’re going to make our workers aware of various government schemes and projects, their beneficiaries, selection of right beneficiaries, how to approach for benefits and the like.”

According to Saikia, 5,800 of the 6,200 shaktikendras of the party in the State have informed the party of their participation in tomorrow’s meeting to be attended by around 8,000 party workers and leaders. Besides conveners of ‘shaktikendras’, the meeting is going to be attended by the leaders of 303 mandals and 38 district committees of the party in the State. State Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal, State BJP president Ranjit Kumar Dass, BJP’s tiol organizatiol general secretary Ramlal, party’s Northeast organizatiol secretary Ajay Jamwal, all party MPs of the State, all party MLAs of the State and party ministers are going to take part at the meeting.

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