The BJP State unit today turned down the demand of Shimla Municipal Deputy Mayor Tekinder Singh Panwer to shift the Historic Ridge venue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Parivartan rally from here stating that it was keen to hold it on the historic place. Presiding over a meeting of party to make this rally successful, party spokesman Rajiv Bindal said that party is keen to hold the rally at the Ridge as Shimla is second home of PM.
Issuing a statement today Rajiv Bindal said that Modi would relaunch the air flight from Shimla Airport after that he would address the blowing Counch (Shankh Nad) rally at the ridge which is second in the State after Mandi parliamentary segment. Ridge having the seating capacity to accommodate roughly 18 thousand people is vulnerable as it rests upon the massive tank comprising of mansion work.
The Deputy Mayor shooting at letter to PM day before yesterday urged him to shift the venue keeping its fragility in mind and heavy gathering of party workers at such a vulnerable point. However party ignoring advisory of SMC functionary claimed that it would gather lakhs of party activists from entire Shimla constituency. To showcase the party’s commitment towards Swach Bharat Abhiyan BJP has decided to launch three day long sanitation drive in each ward, Mr. Bindal said.
Party workers would invite the people in on their door step after visiting them as Sweeping Ambassador. He claimed that during the Rally Shimla will glow with party flying flags and welcoming PM’s first visit to Shimla town after electing for the highest office. Earlier the Prime Minister has visited the Mandi parliamentary segments and it is his second rally in the state here to launch party campaign for Assembly election.