BJP core panel meet on Oct 7, 8
Belgaum, Oct 3, 2013, DHNS: 1:22 IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Rajnath Singh will hold the party’s State unit core committee meeting on October 8 in Mumbai to review the preparations for the coming Lok Sabha elections.
Also, visit by the party’s prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to launch the election campaign in the State would be decided the same day.
BJP State president Pralhad Joshi told reporters here on Thursday that Singh has been holding parleys with the state core committees of the party and the Karnataka core committee will meet him on October 8.
Modi would launch the state-centric Lok Sabha election campaign in Bangalore.
The State unit would be suggesting October 30 or November 8 to 13 for launching the election campaign, he added.
Naidu to head meet
The state core committee meeting, to be presided over by Rajya Sabha member Venkaiah Naidu, would be held on October 7 in Bangalore.
It will decide the mode of protests to be launched against the Congress government in the State, demanding action against the Congress leaders and Minister Santosh Lad, allegedly involved in illegal mining in the State, he said.
Joshi said Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had taken out a march from Bangalore to Bellary demanding action against those involved in illegal mining and when time had come for him to take action, he has been backtracking.