In another interaction with party workers, the PM hit out at opposition parties and also urged party leaders to keep working for the nation.
Modi expressed pride that the BJP has the most Dalit, Tribal and OBC representatives in India, both in the Parliament and in the various state assemblies. On Friday, MP Ashok Dohre had written to the PM, claiming that following the April 2 violence in the state during the agitation against the "dilution" of the SC/ST Act, Dalits were being targeted. "Casteist comments were being hurled at them", Dohre said, demanding action against police. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with party workers directly, the party held functions across the country, to mark the occasion. Recalling the foundation of the BJP, Modi said: "BJP was born Mumbai in extremely tough circumstances". The party's senior leaders were virtually ostracised from prevalent political scenario.
Addressing the gathering, BJP President Amit Shah, stressed that with 11 crore members, BJP has become the largest political party in the world. He further added that even if any party dares to change or alter the reservation policy, BJP will never allow it. "BJP is scared and shaken off the Opposition parties including the NDA partners who were joining the Opposition ranks after the realisation of the deceit and hollowness of BJP's promises as in the case of AP", he said.
"The meeting with the Prime Minister only underscored that at the heart of our friendship with India are the values that we share: a commitment to freedom, democracy, and the rule of law", the Congressman said.
Speaking on the growth of the BJP since it was founded in 1980 by leaders of erstwhile Jana Sangh, which had merged with other opposition parties to form Janata Party in 1977 to challenge the then ruling Congress, the prime minister said it was the only party run democratically. "Their only aim is to defeat Modi, nothing else". During the interaction, he will pay attention to the ideas of the party workers, and also discuss the schemes related to welfare of poor people.
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