Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 25:
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is going to hold its national executive meeting in Odisha capital on April 15 and 16.
Informing about the meeting, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP national president Amit Shah, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Chief Ministers of BJP-ruling states, senior BJP leaders LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi and several other national leaders of the party will attend the two-day-long meet in Bhubaneswar.
“The Prime Minister will arrive in Odisha to thank the people of the state for their unprecedented support to the BJP in the panchayat polls,” Pradhan said.
Party’s Odisha in-charge Arun Singh and national joint secretary (organisation) Soudan Singh will visit Odisha tomorrow to review the preparations for the meeting, Pradhan added.
The meeting is expected to give fresh momentum to party activities in the state as the BJP, which has performed exceptionally in the panchayat polls, is targeting to dethrone the incumbent Naveen Patnaik government in the assembly elections scheduled to be held in 2019.