BJP to launch drive to train its elected representatives, says Muralidhar Rao

By: | Published: September 24, 2017 7:47 PM

BJP is set to launch the second phase of a drive to train its elected representatives at all levels, a senior party leader said today, amid its attempts to expand base in the northeast and the southern India.

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BJP is set to launch the second phase of a drive to train its elected representatives at all levels, a senior party leader said today, amid its attempts to expand base in the northeast and the southern India. BJP’s national general-secretary P Muralidhar Rao said a blueprint for the exercise was being prepared, overseen by party president Amit Shah. “The party has trained nearly 10 lakh workers during the first phase of the programme in the past two years. This time it will be on a larger scale,” Rao told PTI. He said the programme’s focus will be good governance and development. Party representatives from village panchayats, municipal bodies, MLAs and MPs would be part of the exercise.

“This is the first time that the elected representatives from the party at all levels will be taking part in any such exercise,” he added. BJP’s ideological mentor, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), would contribute to the curriculum of the programme. According to Rao, the curriculum was being prepared keeping in mind the government’s various programmes and objectives to fulfil the aspirations of the general public.

The move comes at a time when the BJP is attempting to make inroads in the northeastern and the southern states. Rao said several party members have visited foreign countries to understand the functioning of the political parties there and syllabus was being designed based on their experiences.

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