NEW DELHI: Bhartitya Janta Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Tuesday, 7 November launches the party’s six-day ‘Gujarat Gaurav Maha-Sampark Abhiyan’ for the sake of Gujarat assembly Election 2017 which is to be held on next month.
Through the door-to-door campaign, the BJP party, which is yet to declare candidates for the upcoming elections, plans to reach out to voters under 50,000-odd booths in the state.
Mr Shah launched the campaign from the Naranpura constituency, from where he was an MLA earlier, after offering prayers at the Goddess Ambaji Temple in the Sola road area.
He visited at least 10 residential societies, including Parasnagar. During the campaigning, President Shah interacted with BJP workers and then requested voters to provide vote for upcoming elections which will be start in two phases as December 9 and 14 December . Vote counting will be held on December 18.
Amit Shah along with other party workers distributed copies of a letter written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to voters in every house where they campaigned.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, former chief minister Anandiben Patel and other BJP leaders also launched the door-to-door campaign from different parts of the state.
Mr Rupani campaigned in Gandhigram area of his Rajkot-2 constituency, while Patel campaigned in her Gathlodia constituency of Ahmedabad city.
Several Union ministers – Smriti Irani, JP Nadda, Nirmala Sitharaman, VK Singh, Mansukh Mandaviya and Prakash Javadekar – would also visit Gujarat during the drive and interact with voters at their designated places, Gujarat BJP spokesperson IK Jadeja yesterday said.