Delhi:  BJP National Executive Meet begins

New Delhi

The two-day BJP National Executive meet began on Sunday, with party chief Amit Shah inaugurating a meeting of party office-bearers at the NDMC Convention Centre here.

The main meeting will be held on Monday at the Talkatora Stadium. According to party leaders, 15 BJP Chief Ministers, six Deputy Chief Ministers, 1,400 MLAs, 85 members of legislative councils, 280 ministers and 336 MPs would attend this meeting .

The Indian economy’s slowing growth as well as the next round of Assembly polls will top the agenda of the meeting.

Shah inaugurated the office-bearers’ meeting to finalise the agenda and resolutions likely to be passed at the Monday meet.

Besides party’s central office-bearers, all state Bharatiya Janata Party Presidents and General Secretaries (Organisation) attended Sunday’s meeting

The government is concerned over latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been talking of a package to revive economic growth after the November 8 demonetisation slowed it down.

PM Modi is likely to address the concerns over the state of the Indian economy and is all set to list the achievements of his government in the last three years.

Usually, the National Executive members alone attend the meeting but this time the BJP is holding an extended meeting, with invites going to all elected representatives of the party. Besides, State presidents, State general secretaries and several other party functionaries will also attend.


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