Modi asks party MPs to hold 'sankalp yatra'

Modi asks party MPs to hold 'sankalp yatra'

Mukherjee had founded the party's precursor Jana Sangh in 1951. Kovind, who is the BJP leader to be sworn as 14th president, was drawn to the nationalist ideology that BJS stood for after he joined Prime Minister Morarji Desai's office in 1977.

At the meeting, Modi expressed unhappiness over the absence of party MPs from the two houses of parliament during its proceedings.

While addressing the BJP Parliamentary meeting, Prime Minister Modi said that he is still not satisfied with the attendance percentage of BJP MPs and that there is an urgent need to overcome the flaw. At the meeting, finance minister Arun Jaitley said that the "disruption attitude" of Congress reflected their "ideological and political bankruptcy". The leaked strategy paper too showed that Congress' disruptive mindset, the minister remarked.

A total of 77 votes were declared invalid during last week's counting for the presidential elections and the list of rejected ballots was topped by Parliamentarians as 21 votes cast by MPs were among the ballots found invalid. Another party MP quoting Modi said "despite repeated instructions how come so many votes were invalid?" He told all the members to be present on August 5 when both the Houses vote to elect a new vice president. M Venkaiah Naidu is the NDA candidate, while the opposition has fielded Gopal Krishna Gandhi.

The first war of independence started in 1957 and then the launch of the Quit India movement marked the beginning of the country's march towards freedom, he said, asking the lawmakers to hold programmes between August 9, the Quit India's 75th anniversary and August 15.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar told reporters that Modi also asked law-makers to take up the three causes for the welfare of the poor and to promote social harmony and good governance. "I can call any of you anytime", he had said. Speaking at the meeting, Modi said India has attained new heights in the 70 years since it gained Independence in 1947, and added that it was certain to emerge as a strong world power by 2022.



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