Congress protests over black money outside BJP’s National Executive meet venue

Congress protests over black money outside BJP's National Executive meet venue

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) National Executive is holding a two-day meet here beginning Friday. Here are the live updates:

  • You can imagine what could be the agenda for poor of the nation of people who hold their National Executive in a five-star hotel, says Congress BK Hariprasad
  • Bengaluru police have detained several Congress workers who were holding protest outside the venue of BJP’s National Executive meet
  • Congress workers protesting over black money issue are holding bogus cheques of Rs 15 lakhs – the number is symbolic as Prime Minister Narendra Modi had promised, in the run-up to Lok Sabha polls last year, the same amount in every Indian’s bank account after bringing back black money within 100 days upon coming to power
  • Congress workers are now protesting over black money issue outside the venue of BJP’s National Executive meeting in Bengaluru
  • BJP’s National Executive a brainwashing session as members coming from rural belt feel party’s policy on land acquisition is anti-farmers, says Congress leader PC Chacko. “We’ve heard, they have prepared a presentation to brainwash NE members as majority of them are unwilling,” Chacko adds
  • Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has meanwhile returned to Delhi after he suffered a fracture in his hand last evening
  • Issues on agenda of the BJP National Executive meet – Strategising on Land Acquisition Bill; expanding base in the country, especially in southern states; involving workers in the Clean India and Clean Ganga campaigns; strategising for Bihar Assembly polls, etc
  • Also present at the meeting are senior leaders LK Advani, MM Joshi, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley and Manohar Parrikar
  • Sources say contrary to reports party veteran LK Advani will deliver his valedictory address
  • The BJP’s National Executive meeting has begun in Bengaluru
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and other party leaders have arrived at the venue of the National Executive meeting
  • The BJP’s National Executive meet will begin shortly in Bengaluru
  • PM said this strength has to be used not just for building up the party but also for nation-building activities like swachhata abhiyan – Rao
  • The National Executive holds great significance as BJP emerged as the largest party. PM Narendra Modi yesterday congratulated Amit Shah ji and party workers, says spokesperson GVLN Rao

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