Meghalaya: BJP Chief, Amit Shah likely to visit state this month

Meghalaya: BJP Chief, Amit Shah likely to visit state this month

Shillong, August 7, 2017 :BJP national president, Amit Shah would visit Meghalaya sometime this month to chalk out strategies to take on the ruling Congress-led government, which has been ruling the state for the last 15 years, a party official said today.During his proposed visit, Mr Shah will also inaugurate his party office here.

“We have already sent our letter to our party president to visit Meghalaya on June to chalk out our election strategies in the state besides inaugurating the party office,” BJP Meghalaya president, Shibun Lyngdoh told news reporters.

Mr Shah will also meet religious leaders, intellectuals, traders and leaders of the non-Congress political parties to get his first hand on their stand on BJP. When asked if the BJP is planning to strike a pre-poll alliance with its two key allies in the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance, Mr Lyngdoh said, “The election committee of the BJP’s central election committee will take a decision. We at the state-level, we are making efforts to strengthen our support base in all the 60 assembly seats.”Elections for the 60-member Meghalaya legislative assembly are likely to be held in February 2018.

Source: News Agencies


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