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BJP to blow campaign bugle at Ambaji

The Bharatiya Janata Party has chosen the pilgrimage site of Ambaji for the launch of its campaign for the 2009 Lok Sabha elections.

Written by Express News Service | Ahmedabad |
March 25, 2009 3:14:07 am

There will be no meetings on March 27 as party’s prime ministerial candidate L K Advani will launch the party’s campaign at the Kankaria football ground
State chief Rupala to lead seven-day Kamal Vijay Yatra

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has chosen the pilgrimage site of Ambaji for the launch of its campaign for the 2009 Lok Sabha elections. The party will begin its campaign from Wednesday under the leadership of the state party president Purshottam Rupala. He will lead the campaign named as “Kamal Vijay Yatra,” for seven days.

A BJP release said Rupala will visit 12 tribal districts of south Gujarat,on an average covering a distance of 200 km every day.

BJP General Secretary Jayanti Barot and Spokesman I K Jadeja said that Rupala will come in direct contact with the electorate in these areas and the party candidates of these constituencies along with the local leaders will join him on the route.

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“Majboot Netrutva,Nirnayak Sarkar (Strong leadership,decisive government) will be the party’s campaign slogan during this yatra,they said.

Meanwhile,central election offices in these places have been put up,and different leaders of the party have been assigned campaign work for different areas during this period,they said.

Beginning 10 am from Ambaji,public meetings will be held at Hadad,Khedbrahma,Antarsumba,Vijaynagar,Chithoda,Bhiloda,Shamlaji and Meghraj on day one.

The Yatra will move in the districts of Sabarkantha (March 25),Godhra-Dahod (March 26),Vadodara and Narmada (March 28),Bharuch and Narmada (March 29),Tapi and Surat (March 30),Surat,Dang and Navsari (March 31) and Valsad and Surat (April 1).

There will be no meetings elsewhere on March 27 as the party’s Prime Ministerial candidate L K Advani is to launch the party’s campaign from the Football Ground at Kankaria on that day.

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