BJP in Gujarat chalks out Lok Sabha survey methodology in the midst of Congress infighting

Updated:  Jun 29, 2018, 11:00 AM

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Gujarat

The battle for the 26 Lok Sabha situates in Gujarat has become the dominant focal point for both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress. As the BJP on Tuesday chalked out a procedure to hold each of the 26 situates in the 2019 races, the Congress was doing combating infighting and attempting to put its home all together in the state.

BJP president Amit Shah, who is in Gujarat for a meeting to generate new ideas with party specialists, on Tuesday held election related meetings with party leaders at the BJP's state central command, Shri Kamalam in Gandhinagar.

Senior leaders, for example, state president Jitu Vaghani, boss pastor Vijay Rupani, and the party's in-control for the state, Bhupender Yadav, went to the meetings.

"The senior leaders likewise checked on the methodology in regards to the two Lok Sabha situates in the Union domains of Daman and Diu and Dadra Nagar Haveli," said a senior BJP official.

The Congress is planning to limit the BJP to 16 situates however the party has worked out a methodology to guarantee that it doesn't lose any seat in Gujarat, the leader cited above said.

Gujarat, which is the home territory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah, should assume a significant part if the party is to accomplish its objective of getting in excess of 300 seats in the 2019 polls. Gujarat is the main state other than Rajasthan where the BJP won all the Lok Sabha sets in the 2014 general elections.

The Congress, on its part, is endeavouring to put its home all together. The Gujarat elections in 2017 are being viewed as a recovery for the party as it gave an intense battle to the BJP in its home state. Numerous senior Congress pioneers lost to the BJP and numerous others have developed as the new faces of the party. This has caused agitation among some senior pioneers who get a handle on left. In that capacity, the Congress, which intends to win in any event half of the 26 situates in Gujarat amid the 2019 races, should stop the infighting among senior party leaders.

Rajkot Congress president and previous MLA Indranil Rajyaguru surrendered from the gathering on Tuesday. This takes after Gujarat Congress MLA Kunvarji Bavaliya communicating disappointment with the gathering's authority. This expect noteworthiness as Bavaliya met Shah in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.

Rajyaguru, who had unsuccessfully challenged against Rupani in Rajkot electorate a year ago, has a fortress in Saurashtra, a zone where cultivate trouble and joblessness helped Congress win 79 seats, up from 61 out of 2012. The BJP thus confronted one of its hardest discretionary fights in Gujarat in most recent two decades.

Rajyaguru said he was despondent with the way Gujarat Congress has been working. "Those faithful to the party are disregarded while the individuals who have acted against its advantage are being given plum posts," he said.

His abdication goes ahead the day the Congress national administration selected new presidents for nine locale and three city units in Gujarat.

Calling this an interior matter of the Congress, BJP representative Bharat Pandya said that "Congress, which had forced a highly sensitive situation on the nation, is today confronting a 'crisis' circumstance in its own party."

Congress as of late lost five region panchayats and around 30 taluka panchayats in the express that went for elections. In 2015, the Congress had caught 23 of 31 region panchayats and 146 of 239 taluka panchayats.

A Congress representative said on state of namelessness that there is no inner battling in the party and party leaders were certain of setting up a striking execution in Gujarat in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.


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