Let youth be ambassadors of Govt’s good work, says Modi

SansadTV Bureau

After winning a massive mandate in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly elections and forming governments in Manipur and Goa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held its first Parliamentary meeting on Thursday morning.

Modi-Shah-Jaitley-AdvaniPrime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP National President Amit Shah addressed the meeting attended by members of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha.

Speaking at the meeting Prime Minister asked youth to be ambassadors of good work of the government. He asked BJP members to reach out to youth in a big way and publicise government’s work through mobile and educational institutions

Modi said youngsters depend on mobile phones more than on newspapers and TV channels to get information and stressed on the need to use this medium of communication to tap them.

He also asked the party leaders to contact them while they are in Class XII.

The party also discussed the probable names for the chief ministerial candidate of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand but no name was announced

Addressing the meet Party Amit Shah asked members to brace for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and local body elections scheduled in Delhi and West Bengal.

“Party President Amit Shah asked us to focus on 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.  He termed the polls as crucial for the party and asked our party men to be prepared for it, ” said Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anant Kumar.

The BJP Parliamentary Party also passed a resolution thanking voters for their support and also party’s workers for their efforts under the leadership of Modi and Shah.

It also expressed hope that the BJP governments in these states will provide good governance and run public welfare programmes.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh proposed the resolution and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley supported it, which was passed unanimously.

Meanwhile, BJP leader Nongthombam Biren Singh took charge as the Chief Minister of Manipur on Wednesday.  The BJP-led government in Goa, headed by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, will face the crucial floor test in a special Assembly session on Thursday.