BJP launches 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla’ campaign ahead of polls
Bharatiya Janata Party president J.P. Nadda on Thursday (February 25) launched the party’s new outreach programme ‘Lokkho Sonar Bangla’ (Target Golden Bangla).
Under this scheme, the BJP will invite suggestions from March 3 to 20, through boxes that will be made available in all the 294 Assembly segments.
Inaugurating the event, JP Nadda said, “Bengal must be protected from extortion. Coal smuggling will be stopped. Bengal will be developed only if it is free from corruption and cut money.”
A top BJP leader said, "We have planned to get the advice of two crore people. With those suggestions, the final election manifesto will be made.”
The BJP president said that the aim of the ‘Lokkho Sonar Bangla’ campaign was to take the state on the path of development, free of corruption.
According to a BJP leader, 30,000 boxes will be kept in addition to all this. It will be placed in 100 selected centers. People's advice will be collected from there. Citizens can even give their advice through phone and website.
JP Nadda arrived in Kolkata on Wednesday (February 24) night. After the inauguration on Thursday, he was scheduled to visit the residence of Sahitya Samrat Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay. He will also visit the museum adjacent to his residence in Naihati. He is scheduled to have lunch at the jute mill worker's house. After lunch, he will go to Anandapuri Kalibari temple in Barrackpore. He will even see the Mangal Pandey Memorial.