MCD Elections 2017: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari launches campaign song

Sandhya Dangwal
The campaign song, slogan and BJP poster for the MCD polls were unveiled at a function in presence of several party leaders. The leaders even included national vice-president Vinay Sahasrabuddhe.

New Delhi, April 1: Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Manoj Tiwari on Friday launched the much awaited campaign song for MCD polls that are just round the corner. The party’s campaign song is rendered by the Bhojpuri actor and singer-turned-politician was launched on Friday. During the launch, Tiwari said he spent last night at a studio in east Delhi and recorded the song overnight.

The campaign song which is ‘BJP Dil Mein, BJP Dilli Mein’ is a four-minute campaign song, in his song, Tiwari has also hit out at the Kejriwal government without naming it. He slammed the Kejriwal government for making ‘false’ promises to the people and alleged corruption of its ministers. The MCD polls are scheduled for April 23. The campaign song, slogan and BJP poster for the MCD polls were unveiled at a function in presence of several party leaders. The leaders even included national vice-president Vinay Sahasrabuddhe.

During the launch of the campaign song, Tiwari said the party has refrained from indulging in ‘negativity’ in its campaigning. He stated that the party has focused on improving lives of people and developing the city.  Sahasrabuddhe said the Modi government’s schemes for the cities focus on developing social infrastructure, besides paying attention to building physical infrastructure.

National vice-president Vinay Sahasrabuddhe said wherever BJP is ruling in civic bodies, it is working on out-of-box methods such as cattle sanctuary established by the Lucknow municipal corporation. Sahasrabuddhe  said that the sewage for power generation in Nagpur and rapid bus transit system in Ahamadabad,” he said. He added the BJP is committed to improve the ‘quality of urban life’ after winning MCD elections, PTI reported.

As per reports, the song also includes catchwords and promises of the party like installation of LED and CCTV cameras, clean roads, water supply to each household, welfare of farmers, nationalism, and eradicating corruption, among others. It also has a short-crisp line from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech “my government is dedicated to poor”, PTI reported.

The party’s campaign slogan says, “Naye Chehre, Nayi Urja, Nayi Udan; Dilli Mange Kamal Nishan” will be used widely as it promises “fresh faces” in three municipal corporations, party leaders say. Meanwhile, the BJP has decided not to give tickets to its sitting councilors in the wake of likely anti-incumbency of 10 years marked by financial crises, charges of corruption, sanitation workers’ strikes and poor solid waste management in some parts of the city., PTI reported.