Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 5
Launching a robust assault towards the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD authorities in Odisha, BJP president JP Nadda stated on Saturday that it could not be lengthy earlier than the saffron celebration, which has emerged because the lead opposition within the State, will type the federal government there with an absolute majority.
“Undoubtedly, the next government in the State will be that of the BJP,” Nadda stated, addressing Odisha BJP State Executive Meeting.
The celebration has moved ahead at a quick tempo for the reason that 2014 Lok Sabha elections when it acquired 21 per cent of the vote share, he stated.
“In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, with nearly one crore votes the BJP received 38 per cent of the votes. Similarly, in the 2014 Odisha Legislative Assembly elections, the BJP got 18 per cent votes and in 2019 it got 32 per cent votes. The vote share of the BJP has to increase above 50 per cent,” Nadda stated, asking celebration cadres to take a pledge concerning this.
Nadda accused the state authorities beneath Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of indulging in “rampant corruption”.
“Be giant hearted to provide the credit score to the Centre for its welfare schemes,” he said and claimed that they had been “hijacked” by his government as its schemes. He also came down heavily on the state government for not implementing the Ayushman Bharat scheme. “Some 2.4 crore people could have benefited from the Rs 5 lakh medical coverage. I call upon CM Naveen Patnaik to allow Prime Minister Modi`s scheme to reach poor and needy”.
Nadda additionally pressured on PM`s “able handling” of the pandemic state of affairs in India and financial packages to assist the poor and needy throughout the pandemic.