Pak provocation: All eyes on PM Modi's Kozhikode speech
- Prime Minister Modi will address the first major public meeting after Uri attack.
- The political resolution of the BJP National Council will also speak out on terror strike at Uri and the provocation from Pakistan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public speech at Kozhikode on Saturday in connection with the BJP National Council meet is eagerly awaited as he is expected to open up on the terror strike at Uri and the growing tension with Pakistan. The northern Kerala town will temporarily function as the office of the PM and the Home Minister as both leaders would be present for two days there.
Though the BJP National Council will deliberate on the party's strategy for the upcoming assembly polls in UP, Punjab and Gujarat among others, the meeting gained international importance following the Uri terror attack on Sunday. The political resolution will have to spell out its position on Pakistan in the changed environment. The resolution gains importance as it would impact the policy initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi towards the hostile neighbour.
PM Modi will address Prime Minister Modi on Saturday afternoon. He is expected to give a strongly worded speech against Pakistan in the wake of the provocative stance taken by the neighbour.
The BJP national meet coincides with the 50th anniversary of Deen Dayal Upadhyay's anointment as Jan Sangh president during the party's national council held in the town in December 1967.
Ahead of the BJP meet, the National Executive of the party, chaired by President Amit Shah convened on Friday morning.