On the second day of his Gujarat visit, BJP president Amit Shah held separate meetings with several BJP leaders and MLAs as well as Union Minister Piyush Goyal. The Minister of State for Power arrived at Shah’s residence in the morning and their meeting lasted for almost one and half hours, said BJP sources.
Later, Goyal also met Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani at his residence to take stock of progress in the implementation of LED scheme in the Gujarat, officials said.
Meanwhile, several BJP leaders and local MLAs, including Babubhai Patel and Bhushan Bhatt from Ahmedabad, met Shah at his residence during the day. Shah, who arrived on late Thursday night, is expected to stay in Ahmedabad till Diwali. His meetings with various party leaders is seen as BJP’s exercise to gear up ahead of state Assembly elections, due next year.