Raipur, November 8, 2008: Ruling BJP has expelled its former state General Secretary Virendra Pandey and six other leaders for contesting against the official party candidates in this month’s assembly election.
Pandey and six other leaders have been expelled from the primary membership of BJP for six years, state BJP General Secretary Ram Pratap Singh said in a statement here.
When Pandey is contesting from Raipur West, other dismissed leaders are Nirpat Rathia for contesting in Dharamjaigarh of Raigarh district.
Vijay Pratap Singh is expelled for contesting from Bhatgaon seat, Chintamani Singh from Samri, Upendra Singh and Abhimanyu Singh from Sitapur of Sarguja district and Krishna Kant Chandra for contesting from Chandrapur of Janjgir-Champa district of Chhattisgarh, Singh said.
Just ahead of the Lok Sabha election Prime Minister Narendra Modi will gift his native state Gujarat developmental projects worth 52,250 crore, official sources said today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated, dedicated to the nation and laid the foundation stone for multiple development projects worth over Rs 34,400 crore for Chhattisgarh.
Union Home Minister and top BJP leader Amit Shah today launched the election campaign for the party for Chhattisgarh, where it has 9 seats whereas 2 seats are with Congress.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will gift Chhattisgarh Rs 34,400 crore worth of various projects and address the ‘Viksit Bharat Viksit Chhattisgarh’ programme on February 24, next.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat today and Uttar Pradesh tomorrow, official sources said.
President Droupadi Murmu, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah among other top leaders wished the Chief Minister Vishnu Dev Sai on his birthday today.