BJP Sets Agenda for 2019 Elections, Wants Modi at the Helm Again

The BMS president said that the government’s policies are subsidising the rich and taxing the poor.

Hailing the NDA government for its pro-poor policies, the BJP on Sunday urged people to help Prime Minister Narendra Modi form the next government too, in 2019.

"The Prime Minister, in the last three years of his tenure with his hard work, has translated his words into action and confidence amongst the people," said the political resolution passed at a two-day meeting of the National Executive.

The resolution also called upon party workers to take a pledge to work hard to win the confidence of the people.

Addressing the media, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said the last three years of BJP-led central government under Modi's leadership, has led India on the path of a fast and sustainable economic development.

Prakash, Javadeka, Union HRD MinisterOur government’s people-oriented policies and firm decisions towards making India a self-reliant, self-confident and progressive nation, have instilled faith and confidence among the common people towards the political leadership of the country.

It said the majority of the schemes and policies launched by the central government were aimed at benefitting people at the bottom rung of the society.

“The poor have started feeling a sense of trust and belonging to the present government. This trust and faith in the minds and hearts of the millions of common people has been proved again in the mandate and the overwhelming support given to the party in the last many elections,” the resolution said.

It applauded the government for making sincere efforts to get the GST bills passed in Parliament and achieving success in bringing a discipline in the budget, so as to accelerate the economic activities in all sectors.

The resolution said the recent election results had made it clear that the BJP had established its reach across the country by gaining confidence of the people because of its policies of public welfare.

The resolution, however, made no mention of the BJP's core issues like Ram Mandir, Article 370 and Uniform Civil Code. Even the issue of the ban on cow slaughter was not discussed.

The resolution said under Modi India's goodwill had increased globally.

“The world is now looking towards India. All major reports and analysis emanating from the developed world have started considering India as a land of prospects. India’s relations with all the countries in the world have improved. India’s credibility has also significantly increased in the trade, strategic and diplomatic forums. The only reason for this change is the fact that there is a strong government in the country.

"Modi's style of working, his policies dedicated to public welfare, his strong will and the strong leadership and capability has been accepted and recognized at the global level," it added.

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