Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 5
Launching a powerful assault towards the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD authorities in Odisha, BJP president JP Nadda at this time mentioned it might not be lengthy earlier than the saffron get together, which has emerged because the lead opposition within the state, would type the federal government there with an absolute majority.
“Undoubtedly, the next government in the state will be that of the BJP,” Nadda mentioned, addressing the Odisha BJP state govt assembly.
The get together has moved ahead at a quick tempo for the reason that 2014 Lok Sabha elections when it bought 21 per cent of the vote share, he mentioned. “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 BJP’s vote share has to increase above 50 per cent,” Nadda mentioned, asking the get together cadres to take a pledge concerning this.
“India not only took the bold and timely step of imposing a lockdown to save the lives of 1.3 billion people from Covid-19, but also took care of the economy to turn the tragedy into an opportunity,” he added.
Nadda mentioned whereas highly effective nations had been helpless in combating the pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was clear in his thoughts as he took the decisive motion of imposing the lockdown in an effort to save the lives of the individuals.
He accused the Odisha Government of indulging in “rampant corruption”. “Be large hearted to give credit to the Centre for its welfare schemes,” he suggested Patnaik, claiming that they’d been “hijacked” by his authorities as its schemes. He additionally got here down closely on the state authorities for not implementing the Ayushman Bharat scheme.