The brand new nationwide government committee of Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) introduced on Thursday which incorporates a number of leaders from Uttar Pradesh with the occasion preserving in thoughts ‘seniority’ and caste equations within the poll-bound state.
With the BJP making inroads in West Bengal, it’s most likely the primary time that the nationwide government has so many members from the state. Get together sources mentioned that seniority and caste elements within the state had been considered whereas finalising the members from Uttar Pradesh.
Aside from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there are 12 senior occasion members from Uttar Pradesh within the 80-member nationwide government.
They embrace union ministers Rajnath Singh, Mahendra Nath Pandey, Smriti Irani, MA Naqvi, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Sanjeev Balyan in addition to Murli Manohar Joshi, Santosh Gangwar, Swami Prasad Maurya, Dara Singh Chauhan, Brijesh Pathak and Rajya Sabha MP Anil Jain. Get together leaders mentioned that the nationwide government is a strategic committee that deliberates the efficiency and the long run course of the insurance policies and duties to be undertaken by the federal government, if the occasion is in energy, and likewise programmes by the organisation.
One other state that has acquired prominence within the nationwide government is West Bengal. The BJP hopes to consolidate its positive aspects within the state and construct on the seats it gained in latest elections. These within the nationwide government from the state embrace some leaders who joined the BJP from Trinamool Congress forward of meeting polls- Dinesh Trivedi and Bharati Ghosh.
Swapan Dasgupta, actor-turned-politician Mithun Chakraborty, Anirban Ganguly, Mukt Mani Adhikari, Jayanta Roy, Rajib Banerjee, Ashok Lahiri, Debashree Chowdhury, Rupa Ganguli and Mafuza Khatun are additionally within the checklist. Lt Common Subrata Saha (retired) has been given a spot from Delhi.
BJP sources mentioned the occasion has given a sign to the West Bengal leaders that the occasion has its concentrate on the state regardless of shedding the meeting polls earlier this yr.
“That is most likely the primary time that so many individuals from West Bengal have been accommodated within the committee. It’s a clear message to the state leaders that the occasion has its concentrate on Bengal,” a celebration chief mentioned Uttar Pradesh Meeting elections are scheduled to happen early subsequent yr. Within the 2017 Meeting elections, the BJP gained a landslide victory profitable 312 Meeting seats.
The occasion secured 39.67 per cent vote share within the elections for 403-member Meeting. Samajwadi Get together (SP) bagged 47 seats, BSP gained 19 whereas Congress may get solely seven seats.
(With inputs from ANI)