Chandigarh: Punjab BJP will hold its state executive meeting at Pathankot on October 2, the party said today.
The meet in which the saffron party will deliberate on several issues, including the strategy for the 2017 Punjab Assembly polls, will be chaired by Union minister and state BJP chief Vijay Sampla and the party’s national vice-president and Punjab in-charge Prabhat Jha will take part in it.
State BJP secretary Vineet Joshi said, “The meet will be held at Pathankot’s Nagar Sudhar Trust auditorium. Besides organisational issues, a report on the programmes undertaken by the state executive and various fronts will be discussed at the meet. Also, the current political situation in the state will be deliberated upon, including the strategy for the upcoming Assembly polls.” Pathankot is known to be a stronghold of the BJP with all the three incumbent MLAs and the MP there belonging to the party. Even the Zila Parishad chairmen are from the BJP.
Keeping this in mind, the party has chosen Pathankot as the venue for the state executive, Joshi said.
He added that the meeting would be attended by the office-bearers of Punjab BJP, members of the state executive, specially invited guests and permanent members, national-level functionaries, members of the national executive, MPs, ministers, MLAs, organisational constituency in-charges, mayors, senior deputy mayors, deputy mayors and heads of municipal bodies among others. PTI
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