BELAGAVI: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday chaired a meeting with party leaders and MLAs of Belagavi district ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit scheduled next week. Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister and Dharwad MP Pralhad Joshi also attended the meeting.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Belagavi on February 27. He is scheduled to inaugurate several developmental initiatives, before leaving for Shivamogga where he is scheduled to inaugurate the new airport on the same day.
Earlier on February 13, PM Modi inaugurated the 14th edition of Aero India 2023 at Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru. Notably, elections are slated to be held in Karnataka this year.
As the Assembly elections are nearing in the state, the ruling party has picked up the pace in a bid to reach the helm for the second consecutive time.
In adherence to this, BJP has planned a 20-day mega rally, Vijay Sankalp Yatra, starting from March 1. With the mission to win over 150 seats in the 224 member-Assembly seats, the party is going to start its mega-election campaign.
According to a party source, BJP has planned to take out four separate yatras in Karnataka from March 1.
Detailing about the yatras, he said that this program of yatras will start on March 1 and continue for 20 days. The four yatras will start from different parts of Karnataka and after 20 days will converge at one place. The BJP also plans to hold a big rally on the concluding day of the mega campaign.
The source further said that during 'Vijay Sankalp Yatra', the party will contact and communicate with the people through road shows, public meetings and public relations campaign.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, party national president JP Nadda and former Karnataka Chief Minister Yeddyurappa along with many other national and state leaders of BJP will join the 'Vijay Sankalp Yatra' to reach out to the voters of the state.
The party has earlier launched two big campaigns in Karnataka - 'Booth Vijay Abhiyan' and 'Vijay Sankalp Abhiyan' and now it is going to start this campaign in the name of 'Vijay Sankalp Yatra' in the state from March 1 to ensure the victory of the party.
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