Chandigarh: Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Manoj Tiwari Bhojpuri film actor cum BJP leader, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Transport and Anurag Thakur, MP from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh are amongst other such BJP Star Campaigners to campaign for BJP candidates in Chandigarh. This was disclosed by BJP official spokesperson on Thursday.
He said, with MC polls just 17 days away, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has shortlisted 30 star campaigners who are likely to visit the city to connect with the residents of different wards.
While the party candidates had started campaigning much before their rival parties, the party president Sanjay Tandon along with other senior leaders of the party have chalked out a plan for bringing in senior leaders for campaigning in support of party candidates.
Among those who will be visiting the city include Union Health Minister JP Nadda, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar, former Uttarakhand CMs Maj. Gen. (retd.) BC Khanduri, Bhagat Singh Koshiyari, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and party’s Punjab Chief Vijay Sampla who is also the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment in India.
Other prominent faces would include Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Transport, Chaudhary Birender Singh, Union Minister of Steel, Gen. (Retd.) V.K. Singh, Minister of Development of North Eastern Region of India, Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal, former Himachal Pradesh CM, Satpal Ji Maharaj, Aarti Mehra, Satpal Satti, Subhash Barnala, Om Parkash Dhankad, Haryana Cabinet Minister, Anil Joshi, Minister of Local Bodies, Punjab, Raj Kumar Bhairwa, and Abhishek Matoriya.
Among others who are also in the list of star campaigners include Manoj Tiwari, Delhi BJP Chief, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, BJP Spokesperson, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Union State Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Saroj Pandey, national General Secretary and MC polls in charge, Ram Lal, General Secretary (Organisation), Anurag Thakur, MP from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh among others.
Even regional leaders like Captain Abhimanyu, Haryana Cabinet Minister, Latika Sharma, MLA Kalka, Gian Chand Gupta, MLA Panchkula, Rattan Lal Kataria, would be campaigning for party candidates.
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