BJP meeting Highlights: Eye on 2019, Modi-Shah take stock of defeats in Hindi heartland

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BJP vs Congress: The BJP lost all the three crucial Hindi heartland states -- Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in the just concluded assembly polls.

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BJP vs Congress: A crucial meeting of top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders including its MPs and office-bearers will be held on Thursday in Delhi to discuss where the party went wrong in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. The meeting will be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which will be followed by a seven-hour-long brainstorming session with party president Amit Shah. Key organisational leaders will sit together to analyse the results of assembly polls that has come as a huge setback for the saffron party just a few months ahead of the Lok Sabha Polls.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the BJP Parliamentary Party meet weekly when Parliament functions. But today’s address is crucial as it comes just two days after the results of assembly elections were declared. BJP president Amit Shah is also scheduled to chair a meeting of party’s national office-bearers and state unit presidents later in the day.

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Key BJP meet in Delhi today after Assembly polls debacle

19:24 (IST)13 Dec 2018
BJP to hold meetings across the country ahead of 2019

BJP general secretary Bhupender Yadav on Thursday shared details of various meetings to be held across the country. The party will also organise two-day 'Scheduled Caste morcha' meeting on January 19-20 in Nagpur. The 'Scheduled Tribe morcha' meeting will be held on February 2-3 in Bhubaneswar and the 'OBC morcha' on February 15-16 in Patna.

18:24 (IST)13 Dec 2018
BJP National Executive meet on January 11-12

BJP General Secretary Bhupender Yadav today said that the BJP National Executive will meet on January 11-12 in the national capital. The meet will happen at Indira Gandhi stadium. 

17:19 (IST)13 Dec 2018
Marathon meet over assembly results

The BJP leadership is currently meeting in Delhi to discuss the results of assembly elections. The meet started at 2 pm and is likely to continue for seven hours. The BJP was humbled on three states — Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

17:00 (IST)13 Dec 2018
Crucial BJP meet to decide agenda for 2019 polls

BJP President Amit Shah is chairing a meeting at party headquarters in Delhi. The meeting was called to discuss the defeat in recently held assembly elections in five states and to plan the agenda for the next Lok Sabha polls in 2019. The BJP state presidents and in-charges are present in the meeting.

15:48 (IST)13 Dec 2018
BJP meet in Delhi underway

BJP office bearers meeting is underway in Delhi. The comes in the backdrop of major defeats in three states - Rajasthan Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

14:52 (IST)13 Dec 2018
Defeat a wake-up call for the BJP!

The loss for the BJP in three states has come just months before the general elections in 2019. The BJP needs to reflect on issues related to farmers and the middle class to retain the lost ground in the next Lok Sabha elections. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh have 65 Lok Sabha seats and the BJP had won 62 in 2014. 

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13:45 (IST)13 Dec 2018
Elections outcome casts shadow on Lok Sabha 2019

The results of assembly election in (Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh) saw Congress returning to power. The outcome will not only dent the BJP's morale but will also have an impact on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. An analysis of constituency-wise poll data show that BJP may end up losing 31 Lok Sabha seats in the upcoming elections. The party had earlier won 62 out of 65 Lok Sabha seats across these three states in the 2014 elections. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

12:45 (IST)13 Dec 2018
BJP parliamentary party meet in Delhi

12:33 (IST)13 Dec 2018
Amit Shah refuses to accept resignation of Madhya Pradesh BJP chief

BJP president Amit shah has refused to accept the resignation of party's Madhya Pradesh unit chief Rakesh Singh. Earlier this morning, Singh had offered to quit from the post taking responsibility for party's poor show. The BJP won 109 seats, 7 short of majority mark in 230-member House. 

12:19 (IST)13 Dec 2018
BJP loses Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost all the three states -- Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh where it was in power. Wlile in Rajasthan, the party had formed government in 2013, in the remaining two states, the BJP was in power for the last 15 years. 

12:17 (IST)13 Dec 2018
Amit Shah cancels visit to Kurukshetra

BJP president Amit Shah cancels his visit to Kurukshetra, Haryana. He was scheduled to visit Kurukshetra to inaugurate the main phase of International Gita Mahotsav.

12:16 (IST)13 Dec 2018
BJP vs COngress: BJP Parliamentary party meeting

BJP Parliamentary party met on Thursday at Parliament library building. PM Narendra Modi, BJP Chief Amit Shah, Union Ministers Sushma Swaraj, Prakash Javadekar, Kiren Rijiju, Ravi Shankar Prasad, senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani and others attended the meet.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of the 4th Partners’ Forum 2018, a global meet on infant and maternal health, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist) (PTI12_12_2018_000072A)The BJP lost all the three crucial Hindi heartland states -- Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in the just concluded assembly polls. While in Chhattisgarh, the Congress gained majorityby two-third, both the BJP and Congress had a neck and neck fight in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. Although the Congress failed to gain clear-cut majority in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, it has managed to go past the magic figure with support from BSP and others.
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