Himansu Shekhar Rout

Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held a meeting of the party in-charge and co-in-charge of all states at the national headquarters in New Delhi on Saturday.

BJP’s National Vice President and the election in-charge for Uttar Pradesh, Baijayant Panda participated in the meeting. Moreover, BJP’s Odisha in-charge Vijaypal Singh Tomar and co-in-charge Lata Usendi among others attended the meeting which was inaugurated by the party’s National President, JP Nadda.

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Since the party has set a target of over 370 Lok Sabha seats and 400 seats for the NDA, the party's top brass are discussing strategies threadbare for the upcoming elections.

BJP will form govt in Odisha: Election in-charge Vijaypal Singh Tomar

When asked about the discussions over BJP and BJD's secret alliance, BJP's election in-charge of Odisha, Vijaypal Singh Tomar, while speaking to OTV said, "There should be no confusion about it. Our Home Minister went to Odisha and cleared his stand. Party’s National President Nadda Ji went there and also cleared the stand. All have said that the BJP will form the government with a clear majority.”

He also added that the party will win the Lok Sabha elections with a huge number of seats and in Odisha, the party will improve its tally from 8 in 2019 to over 16 in the 2024 polls.

“I think such speculations are done by the BJD. The political atmosphere in Odisha is in favour of the BJP. We will fight alone and the state will have a BJP government. As far as I know, there is no such thing as BJD-BJP understanding,” Tomar said.

Notably, Odisha in-charge, Vijaypal Singh Tomar and co-in-charge Lata Usendi recently had several rounds of discussion with party leaders and workers in Bhubaneswar as the party is laying emphasis on 'Gaon Chalo' and 'Booth Chalo Abhiyan' to reach out to voters.

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