BJP national president Amit Shah takes out grand roadshow in Puri
Puri: In a bid to bolster party’s poll prospects, BJP national president Amit Shah on Tuesday embarked on a grand roadshow in Puri, which is also seen as a show of strength ahead of the crucial Odisha elections 2019. The entire Grand Road was chock-a-block as thousands of BJP activists and supporters joined Shah’s roadshow, which began from Shree Jagannath Temple and culminated at the Mausi Maa Temple in Puri.
After seeking blessings of the presiding deities at Puri Srimandir, Shah moved in a huge rally along with party’s national vice president Baijayant Panda, union minister Dharmendra Pradhan and other senior leaders.
BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate from Puri Sambit Patra and other MLA candidates of the party also attended the mega roadshow led by party’s national president.
BJP’s Odisha in-charge Arun Singh stated that the party will achieve its mission 120 plus seats and will form the next government in Odisha.
“Overwhelmed by the participation and support from a sea of people who turned out on roads in support of BJP. Change is inevitable in Odisha,” tweeted Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
A glimpse of the mammoth support our beloved PM Shri @narendramodi enjoys from the people of Puri & Odisha.The huge support for #BJP at Grand Road is an indication of the coming change. Sought support for a BJP led double engine Govt. at the Centre & Odisha.#PhirEkBaarModiSarkar pic.twitter.com/fgK252dT2U
— Chowkidar Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) April 9, 2019
BJP national vice president Baijayant Panda also targeted Odisha government for its failure in utilising the Central funds.
Central funds are not being properly utilised by the State government, says BJP national vice president Baijayant Panda during Amit Shah’s roadshow in #Puri (#Odisha govt’s response awaited) #OdishaPolls2019 #OdishaPollsWithOTV pic.twitter.com/e2xlWz0uwn
— OTV (@otvnews) April 9, 2019
Meanwhile, reponse from Odisha government and other BJD leaders could not be obtained on the allegations.