At the meeting, the BJP is likely to take key decisions pertaining to the upcoming state assembly elections in five states.Party sources confirmed that the meeting has been rescheduled to a single-day affair on October 1.
The meeting, according to party sources, will largely deliberate on the upcoming state elections in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan.
The BJP has set sights on wresting power from the Congress in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan. The polls are scheduled to be held towards the end of this year.
Three other poll-bound states — Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, and Mizoram — will also be a referendum of sorts on the BJP’s popularity and the political headwinds going into next year’s Lok Sabha elections.
Amit Shah and JP Nadda were in Rajasthan recently
Bharatiya Janata Party National President JP Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday night reached in Jaipur to chair a meeting with the core group of Rajasthan BJP to discuss the upcoming assembly elections in the state.
During the meeting, both leaders discussed ticket distribution for the upcoming assembly elections and analyzed the political dynamics in the state. Additionally, they also reviewed the feedback received during the recent BJP Parivartan Yatra (BJP Transformation Journey).
“Let us tell you that after a few days, there will be a meeting of the Central Election Committee in Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present in the meeting. The names of C and D category candidates will be discussed, after which BJP will release the list, ” said the sources.
Notably, the meeting takes place after BJP fielded seven Lok Sabha members in Madhya Pradesh, including Union ministers Faggan Singh Kulaste, Prahlad Singh Patel and Narendra Singh Tomar. The BJP also fielded party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya.
The 2023 Rajasthan Legislative Assembly election is expected to be held in or before December this year. The Congress party holds the majority in the Rajasthan Assembly, which comprises 200 seats, with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot leading the state government.