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BJP sets the tone for 2019 Lok Sabha election with its two-day national council meet

BJP began its national council meeting on Friday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and others in attendance

BJP sets the tone for 2019 Lok Sabha election with its two-day national council meet

Setting the tone for the upcoming Lok Sabha poll campaign, BJP began its two-day national council meeting on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and others were present at the inauguration of the "BJP National Convention" at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi. (Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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The party has invited all its elected members, ranging from those in local elections to its MPs, besides organisational leaders from across the country, for the meeting. The meet is to highlight the government's "successes" on various fronts ranging from economy to social justice and also dwell at length on the prevailing political scenario. (Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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BJP president Amit Shah inaugurated the meeting, which is being hailed as the biggest ever for its national council with the party expecting participation of close to 12,000 members. (Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the concluding speech on Saturday, laying down the agenda for the general elections. (Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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The Modi government's outreach to Dalits, backward classes and general category is likely to be a key theme at the BJP's two-day national council meeting. (Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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Prime minister Narendra Modi and LK Advani at the inauguration of the "BJP National Convention" in New Delhi. (Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)