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Gujarat BJP starts 2nd phase of poll campaign from Gandhinagar

Vijay Rupani; campaign

The campaign will go on till March 30, party leaders said, adding that a ‘Vijay Sankalp sammelan’ will be held between March 24-26.

Ahmedabad| The Gujarat BJP Saturday kicked off the second round of its door-to-door poll campaign, with state unit chief Jitu Vaghani leading party workers in Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat from where Amit Shah is contesting.

Vaghani started the ‘sampark Abhiyan’ from Rupal village by seeking blessings at a local temple.

“It is a matter of great delight for us that the national parliamentary board of the party accepted our proposal to field Amitbhai from Gandhinagar. We are excited and I am happy to launch the state-wide sampark Abhiyan from Gandhinagar,” Vaghani said.

“PM Narendra Modi’s leadership and Shah’s organisational skills will infuse new energy in party workers and we will win all 26 seats in Gujarat,” Vaghani told reporters after launching the campaign.

The campaign will go on till March 30, party leaders said, adding that a ‘Vijay Sankalp sammelan’ will be held between March 24-26.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is likely to address a rally on March 26 as part of the campaign.

The sammelan, with ‘Namo Again’ as the theme, will be launched by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani from Mehsana on Sunday, said party’s state spokesperson Bharat Pandya.

“The second round of the sampark Abhiyan(door-to-door campaign) will be held till March 30. Party workers are visiting houses in over 50,000 booths in Gujarat,” Pandya said.

As per the party schedule, CM Rupani will remain present in Mehsana and Sabarkatha while Vaghani will be in Surendranagar, Vadodara and Porbandar.

Union minister Suresh Prabhu will be in Rajkot, Parshottam Rupala in Surat, Banaskantha and Rajkot, and Mansukh Mandaviya in Anand and Bharuch.

Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel will be in Mehsana, Patan and Jamnagar, he said.

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