Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Nabarangpur, Apr 7:
On the eve of panchayat polls across the state, Odisha unit of BJP today started its ‘Jan Kalyan Yatra’ from Chandahandi town of Nabarangpur district.
Led by state unit President Basant Panda and in the presence of other senior party leaders, hundreds of supporters joined the rally that went through many villages, said party Secretary Lekhasri Samantsinghar.
The yatra is intended at taking the messages of the BJP led Central Government to the public and highlight the misgovernance of the State Government in areas such as education, health, ration card distribution and job creation among others.
In the first phase, the yatra will cover 17 of BJP’s organisational districts in the state. It will culminate at Keonjhar on April 24, said BJP General Secretary Prithiviraj Harichandan speaking to reporters yesterday.
The party will also launch a ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyan’ from April 14 that will continue till April 24.
Under the ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyan’, the saffron party will organise ‘Samajik Samarasata programme’ on April 14, 15 and 16. Besides, ‘Gram Kissan Sabha’ would be organised on April 17,18,19 and 20 and ‘Gram Sabha’ would be conducted on April 22,23 and 24.
Further, an achievement rally would be held on May 26 to mark the completion of two years of BJP led NDA Government in the center.